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Limonium binervosum

Rock sea lavender

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.2m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourPurple shades

Description

Limonium binervosum (Rock sea lavender). A perennial herb from Western Europe bearing spoon-shaped, rosette leaves and spikes of purplish flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Western Europe.

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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