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Armeria pseudarmeria 'Sweet Dreams'PBR (Dreameria Series)

An evergreen perennial forming a clump of lance-shaped leaves to 20cm long. From late spring until late summer it produces spherical, soft pink flowerheads to 4cm across, held on strong stems to 35cm tall. Makes a good cut flower

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Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Pink Green
Summer Pink Green
Autumn Green
Winter Green
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

East–facing or South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Drought resistance
Yes
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Plumbaginaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Tufted
Genus

Armeria are evergreen perennials forming tufts or mats of strap-shaped or linear leaves, with long-stalked, dense clusters of small cup-shaped flowers

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained, poor to moderately fertile soil in an open situation in full sun. Deadhead to prolong flowering

Propagation

Propagate by seed or division in spring; take basal cuttings in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Coastal
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Gravel garden
  • Patio and container plants
  • Rock garden
  • Low Maintenance
  • Banks and slopes
  • Flower borders and beds
  • Garden edging
  • Cut flowers
Pruning

Trim off spent flower stalks

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

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