Deep Rose Sea Thrift (Armeria Maritima Morning Star) 30 seeds (#1949)
The intensive rose flowers are a delightful contrast to the deep green foliage.
'Morning Star Deep Rose' develops many robust, short flower stalks.
Grow this tidy perennial in sites with full sun and perfectly drained average soil. It makes a fine addition to rock gardens, along the edge of a border, or in a trough or container garden.
It is very prone to root rot and will not tolerate a highly organic or poorly drained soil.
Genus - Armeria
Species - Maritima
Variety - Morning Star
Common name - Deep Rose Sea Thrift
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 9
Height - 0,15 - 0,20 m
Spread - 0,20 - 0,30 m
Plant type - Perennial flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Slow
Soil PH - Acid, Neutral
Soil type - Average to rich
Water requirements - Average, drought tolerant
Landscape uses - Alpine, Container, Mixed Border, Rock Garden / Wall
Bloom season - May - July
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Deep Rose
Sow seeds from January to April inside or directly into the soil after the last frost till June. Also can be sown from August to September.
Sow on good seed starting mix, covering seeds lightly with mix, at +18-+20C.
Seed should begin germinating in 1-2 weeks.