Looking really pretty in the garden at the NWRC now is this lovely Sea Thrift, Armeria rubrifolia is ideal for a pot, rockery, or front of a low growing border. This sea thrift is different from others in that instead of green foliage it has a bronze black foliage, which contrasts the wee pink flowers which are just starting to open. As with other alpines it thrives in free draining soil, so try to work in some fine grit into the planting hole when planting, a wee top dressing of fine grit is also beneficial, helping to prevent the crown from rotting in winter months.
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