Wild Harris

Thrift

Thrift 1 RReid.jpgThrift    (Photo: Robin Reid)

The name thrift comes from its ability to live in very difficult conditions near the coast. It used to be the symbol on old coins, as these were saved by thrifty people!

It has a long stem with a round, pink flower on top. The plants cluster together to form cushions.

Thrift 2 SNH.jpgThrift    (Photo: Scottish Natural Heritage)

by Alison Tyler