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Armeria pseudarmeria 'Ballerina Red'

 
Armeria pseudarmeria 'Ballerina Red'
great thrift; false sea pink
Synonym(s) Statice pseudarmeria
Common name great thrift; false sea pink
Family plumbaginaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-9)
Flowers red (June)
Size 12-14"
Light sun-part shade

Larger flower clusters than Armeria maritima, and grow on stiff upright stem – on this variety, they're red. Strappy leaves are evergreen.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '14 garden, cold-stored. Baggy 70F (2%G, 12d)

Similar to most armeria seed I've attempted: nearly all duds.


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