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Armeria formosa Joystick Red
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Plant Type: Perennials

A hardy perennial that will bloom the first year from seed, plants have cushions of deep green foliage adorned with 1-1/2 to 2" round, all. Thrift 'Joystick Red' can have two or three shades of red popping out of a single clump, & even an occasional purple. It seems only the white ones have predictable color.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Periodic deadheading keeps it blooming.  Armeria like well drained soil and full sun. You must make divisions in the fall as undivided clumps lose vigor.

Flower Color


Foliage Color


Plant Spread

12-15 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

18-24 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Well Drained

Characteristics & Attributes


alpines and rock Gardens, ground covers, perennials

Bloom Time


Critter Resistance


Full Sun

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests