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Limonium brassicifolium

Sea lavender

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.2m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourPurple, white

Description

Limonium brassicifolium (Sea lavender). A low perennial herb from the Canary Islands with ovate leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Canary Islands

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.

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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