Plant type

Evergreen perennial

Height & spread

20cm x 30cm

Wildlife benefit

Bee, butterfly nectar and ground beetle plant

  • A native plant, perfectly adapted to coastal and sea cliff conditions.
  • Forms a neat clump with upright flowering stems from late spring to summer. Flower colour varies from white or pink to red-purple.
  • An excellent nectar-rich plant for adult butterflies, including the Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly.
  • Bee and bumblebee plant.
  • Tussocks of thrift can provide good cover for ground and rove beetles.