How do you take care of a ballerina red Armeria?
Armeria is easy to grow in average, moist but well-drained soil and partial to full sun. It is tolerant of heat and salt once established. Light to moderate fertilizer is beneficial. This plant is said to be reliably hardy to zone 6, with some overwintering success in zone 5.
Is Armeria Ballerina Red perennial?
Noted for its excellent garden performance, Armeria pseudarmeria ‘Ballerina Red’ (Great Thrift) is a compact, evergreen perennial boasting large, ball-shaped blooms packed with small rose-red flowers.
Is Ballerina Red Armeria deer resistant?
In the spring Ballerina Red Armeria produces red flowers. The foliage is dark green in color. It attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and visual attention and is resistant to deer, drought, insects, diseases and heat.
How do you take care of a ballerina plant?
Night temperatures should be relatively low, 50 degrees F. (when possible) during the growing season is good. During the day, 80 degrees F. is rather high and every attempt should be made to keep temperatures down. High temperatures and direct sunlight are disastrous.
Do you cut back sea thrift?
Since it is evergreen, it should not be cut back to the ground in fall like many other perennials as that will affect spring bloom.
How do you care for a fuschia plant?
Fuchsias like their roots moist, but not soggy wet. Water when the surface of the growing medium becomes dry. A container plant in full bloom needs water once a day or possibly twice in very warm and dry weather. Do not water a wilted plant in the midday heat if the soil is still wet.
Does thrift bloom all summer?
Armeria maritima (Sea Thrift) is a compact, evergreen perennial boasting round clusters of pink to lavender (or sometimes white) flowers borne atop slender stalks that rise well above the foliage. Blooming profusely in mid to late spring, sporadic additional flowering may occur throughout the summer.
When should I plant Sea Thrift?
Sea thrift is fairly easily propagated from seed, generally flowering in the second year. Sow seeds in spring or fall. It can also be propagated vegetatively by division in spring or basal cuttings taken in summer.