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Limonium latifolium

Statice

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height0.3m to 0.65m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.65m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourPurple, blue, white, pink
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Limonium latifolium (Statice). These are half-hardy annuals. They will produce large, airy flowers with stalks of tiny, funnel-shaped flowers they bloom in lavender, blue, white, or pink. The evergreen leaves are leathery and wide. They will needs good drainage, as they can be susceptible to fungal diseases, they will prefers partial-shade. You can plant the seeds in late autumn or early spring.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Other common names

Sea lavender

Origin

S.E. Russia, E. Bulgaria

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden, dried arrangements, flower arranging.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Poor quality
  • Soil pH9.0 to 6.0
  • WaterDry

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

Annual sow then plant out

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to powdery mildew.

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