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Limonium bellidifolium

Matted sea lavender

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPurple shades
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Limonium bellidifolium (Matted sea lavender). A slow growing, evergreen perennial herb, woody at base with spoon-shaped dark green leaves and spikelets of purplish flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

E.England to the Mediterranean

Interest and use

Seaside and low-maintenance Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°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

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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