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Sea Pink in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Armeria Caespitosa

 

Sea Pink

A compact, evergreen perennial forming a neat tuft of grass-like foliage from which arise wiry stems bearing a cluster of pale pink flowers late Spring and early Summer.

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plant Features
  • Sea Pink likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Sea Pink likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Sea Pink is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Sea Pink likes light

    Light

 
plant information

Common name

Sea Pink

Latin name

Armeria Caespitosa

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Plumbaginaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Sea Pink likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Sea Pink is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Sea Pink likes light

    Light

  • Water

    Sea Pink likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Sea Pink is 0.30meters x 0.15meters 0.30 M 0.15 M

Armeria Caespitosa

A compact, evergreen perennial forming a neat tuft of grass-like foliage from which arise wiry stems bearing a cluster of pale pink flowers late Spring and early Summer.


Planting Season

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant container grown plants in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in spring.

 

Propagating by division

From Late Summer TO Early Autumn

Dig up a clump, and pull it gently apart, and re-plant any of the new clumps where required, watering well until established

 

Flowering

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Armeria flower through Summer

 
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