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2020 Seed Catalog

Armeria Formosa Hybrids - Sea Pinks - Armeria x formosa


Formosa Hybrids

Armeria Seeds

a.k.a. Sea Pinks

Armeria x formosa

Formosa Hybrids Armeria is a beautiful blend of pink, rose, coral, lilac and red flowers. Their long stems make them excellent cut flowers. Plants grow 18-24 in. tall, tolerate salt and are popular in seaside landscapes. Winter hardy to zone 4.

50 seeds - $2.99

Growing Formosa Hybrids Armeria Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Plant Armeria Seeds: Soak Armeria seeds for 6 hours in warm water prior to sowing. Then sow in cell packs or flats, press into soil and lightly cover. Kept at 70°F., germination averages 25 days. Transplant into the garden 12 to 16 in. apart.

Grow Armeria: Full sun. Armeria plants tolerate drought, heat, salt, and poor, sandy soil. Native to coastal regions, will thrive in seaside landscapes. Armeria requires few nutrients and little moisture. Do not amend soil with organic material, do not fertilize.

Armeria plants will tolerate regular water when drainage is good. Prefers little to moderate water once established. Shear old blooms to extend flowering. If bare centers appear, rejuvenate plants by division in spring. Flowers attract butterflies. Armeria plants are rabbit and deer resistant. Armeria blooms the first year.

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