Thrift (Armeria maritima 'Little Penny')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
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: Beetles
Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bumblebees
Bees
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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