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Armeria pseudarmeria 'Bees Hybrids'

Family: Plumbaginaceae (plum-baj-i-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Armeria (ar-MER-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: pseudarmeria (sood-ar-MER-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bees Hybrids
Additional cultivar information: (aka Bees Hybrid)

6 members have or want this plant for trade.


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

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Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Joy On Oct 4, 2006, Joy from Kalama, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:

I bought a packet of seeds and planted them years ago. This plant self sows but not agressively. Although it's a hybrid it comes true from seed.

Positive Anitabryk2 On Jul 19, 2006, Anitabryk2 from Long Island, NY (Zone 6b) wrote:

This plant wintersowed nicely


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Ronkonkoma, New York
Columbia, South Carolina
Kalama, Washington

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