Black-Leaved Sea Thrift - Armeria maritima 'Vesuvius'

Native to seaside cliffs, this perennial forms a low tufted mound of smoky-purple leaves. Masses of deep pink ball-like flowers open in late spring. Good for rock gardens, edging or Container.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Purple
Flower Attributes: 
Long Bloom Time
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Dry Areas
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
0-12"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Summer
Special Features: 
Dwarf Plant
Growth Habits: 
Ground Cover
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 2
Average: 3.5 (2 votes)

Plant in moist well drained soil. Fertilize in spring, prior to new growth. Cut back spent flowers to promote new blossoms. Cut back plants in fall.

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