Thrift: Armeria maritima
Armeria is a genus with 80 bushy, cushion-forming, evergreenthat belong to the Plumbaginaceae. The common thrift grows in the coastal regions of Europe and is often planted in rockeries, flowerbeds, pots and large containers. This grass-like herbaceous perennial with narrow, dark green leaves bears white, pink or purple flower heads on long stems from late spring until summer. It grows best in well-drained, light sandy in a sunny position and need plenty of water in dry summers. Make sure they are not waterlogged in winter. Apart from this, it is a very undemanding plant. The flowering period can be prolonged by deadheading very regularly. It is important to remember that it spreads very readily.