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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Armeria maritima''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Armeria maritima''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Sea Thrift or Sea Pink</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Sea Thrift or Sea Pink</h3>
Forms small tidy clumps of dark, lush, grass-like foliage. Attractive pink flowers rise above foliage on long stalks. Good for the front of a perennial border or in containers.<br>
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:Forms small tidy clumps of dark, lush, grass-like foliage. Attractive pink flowers rise above foliage on long stalks. Good for the front of a perennial border or in containers.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Plumbaginaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Plumbaginaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
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:'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
  
'''Height by Width:''' 1' H x 1' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 1' H x 1' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Clumping
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Clumping
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
  
"'''Sun Exposure:''' Coast: full sun
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":'''Sun Exposure:''' Coast: full sun
 
Inland: Part sun"
 
Inland: Part sun"
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Regular
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Moderate to regular
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 35 degrees F
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 35 degrees F
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
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:'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
  
'''Flower Color:''' Pink
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:'''Flower Color:''' Pink
  
'''Endangered?''' Not Listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not Listed
  
'''Distribution:''' North, Central and South Coasts
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:'''Distribution:''' North, Central and South Coasts
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Coastal bluffs, ridges and sandy places along the coast
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Coastal bluffs, ridges and sandy places along the coast
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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[[Image:songbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:clay_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:container_iconA.jpg]]
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' TRUE<br>
 
  
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Revision as of 05:34, 7 April 2009

Armeria maritima californica

Botanical Name: Armeria maritima
Common Name: Sea Thrift or Sea Pink

Forms small tidy clumps of dark, lush, grass-like foliage. Attractive pink flowers rise above foliage on long stalks. Good for the front of a perennial border or in containers.

Plant Family: Plumbaginaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x 1' W
Growth Habit: Clumping
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast

":Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun Inland: Part sun"

Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: North, Central and South Coasts
Natural Habitat: Coastal bluffs, ridges and sandy places along the coast

Songbird iconA.jpg Butterfly iconA.jpg Clay iconA.jpg Container iconA.jpg


Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links