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Armeria giradii 'Ballerina Red'

Armeria giradii 'Ballerina Red'
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Price:  £5.50
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15 in stock

Common Name: Thrift

Plant Family: Plumbaginaceae

Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Position/ Situation:  Exposed or Coastal Gardens
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Red
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


An exceptionally long flowering perennial with cushions of pink to red flowers on long stalks throughout summer. This is also a great plant for a hot and dry position and the flowers are visited by Bees and Butterflies Grow in well drained soil in full sun. Tolerant of poor soil and salt winds. Ideal for pots, rockery or front of border.


Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
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Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15- £20

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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Chinese/ Ornamental Rhubarb

A choice form with larger leaves than the species which retain their reddish purple tinge. Tall plumes of pink red or white flowers from May to June.

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