THRIFT
Armeria maritima

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Thrift

Height:     up to 20cm

Flowers:        Apr-July

Overview: This plant as also known as Sea Pink, it forms a cushion of fleshy dark green leaves which are long and narrow. The flower head is 10-20cm long, round in shape and made up of lots of small separate flowers. Occasionally you can get white or red flowers. This plant is able to tolerate sea water and can be found in areas which are submerged on the higher tides.

Where to See:
Any of the rocky areas along the coastline. (Map B4-9)

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