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Limonium gmelinii

Sea lavender

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourBlue

Description

Limonium gmelinii (Sea lavender). A low perennial herb from Eastern Europe with broadly elliptical leaves in basal rosettes and spikes producing blue flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Eastern Europe

Interest and use

Seaside and low-maintenance. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • 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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