• Common name : Thrift
• Scientific name : Armeriamaritima
• Family : Plumbaginaceae
• Native land : Eurasia, North Africa, and the American Pacific coast
It is a perennial garden flower. There are about 80 species of this plant. Armeria got the name ‘thrift’ because of its ability to grow well even in harsh conditions. It is a popular garden flower. It is an ideal candidate for cottage gardens, and is also used as cut flower. These flowers can be used fresh or dried. The plant can grow in dry, sandy, saline conditions such as those at beaches and salt marshes. In some places, its leaves and roots are used as an anti-obesity agent.