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Where to plant in my garden?

 

This mound forming coastal plant looks beautiful in a rock garden.

Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering.

Needs regular watering in pots

 

Flowers: April-October

Habitat: Maritime grasslands, cliffs & saltmarsh

Height: 10-30cm

Growth Type: Evergreen perennial

Position: Full sun to semi shade

Soil Preference: Acid to neutral
 

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  • Armeria maritima

     

    5 Bare root plants

     

    A compact, evergreen perennial, forming low clumps from which long stems of soft pink blooms emerge in summer.

     

    Pollen and nectar rich flowers attract bees, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators.

     

    In Welsh it is known as Clustog Fair, meaning Mary’s Pillow in reference to its cushion-like clumps of leaves.

     

    It is the county flower of Pembrokeshire.

     

    A caterpillar food plant of the Thrift Clearwing Moth and Black-Banded Wave Moth.

     

    Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.