Thrift (Armeria juniperifolia 'Alba')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Squirrels
Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Hybrids will not come true from seed.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Division should be done in late summer. Lift the plant and cut into separate plants with a sharp knife, making sure that each piece has healthy roots. Plant and water in.
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bumblebees
Bees
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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New to Forum and Looking to Trade by tiba73 Nov 19, 2015 11:31 AM 5
Who is saving seeds this fall? by mom2goldens Oct 21, 2014 12:53 PM 100
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130
What's Blooming in November... by Calif_Sue Jan 16, 2015 11:27 AM 145

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