Armeria Bevan’s Variety – Buy alpines

£2.50

In spring it covers itself with pink flowers over a very tight green mound.

An easy little plant for the inexperienced gardener.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 2 left in stock

Description

Armeria juniperifolia Bevan’s Variety description

A mass of pink flowers in spring, and occasionally in late autumn.

The foliage is a very tight mound – like a green hedgehog!

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

RHS Award of Garden MeritHow easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit [1]. To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.

Good for a raised garden, container, an alpine bed or rock garden and is reliable if given reasonably drained soil.

Also known as Armeria caespitosa Bevan’s Variety.

Common name: Bevan’s  Pink Thrift.

Old, fading flowers of Armeria Bevan's Variety.
Old, fading flowers of Armeria Bevan’s Variety.

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates acidic soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim off dead flower stalks.

Size of plant:

Height 10 cm.
Spread 30 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 10 plants per square metre.

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Reference:
[1] Royal Horticultural Society – opens in a separate window.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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