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Armeria spp.

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Armeria Overview

Armeria is a genus containing around 91 evergreen perennial species from the Plumbaginaceae family. They are usually cultivated for their attractive straight to strap-shaped leaves and colourful, cup-shaped flowers, which grow in a tufted-clumping fashion. These plants can be found across most of the temperate Northern Hemisphere and from southern South America to the Falkland Islands and they are often found along coastlines. Many are popular for garden rockery planting and commonly known by the name Thrift.

Common problems with Armeria

How to propagate Armeria




Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Special features of Armeria

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Armeria

Grown for their tuft like clumps or rosettes of leaves and their flower heads. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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