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Limonium auriculae-ursifolium

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.3m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourBlue-purple

Description

Limonium auriculae-ursifolium. This species of perennial will grow to about 40cm. The leaves are spathulate to oblanceolate. The flowers are borne in blue-purple spikelets.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub

Interest and use

Flower arranging, cut & dry, beds, borders. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are easily grown in full sun with well-drained, sandy soil. They are tolerance to sea spray and low rainfall this makes them a good choice for seaside and low-maintenance, You can propagate by division in the spring or from seed in early spring or autumn.

Propagation

You can propagate by division in the spring or from seed in early spring or autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to powdery mildew.

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