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Limonium latifolium ‘Blue Cloud’

Statice

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to September
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.45m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPurple-blue
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Limonium latifolium ‘Blue Cloud’ (Statice). Clusters of purple-blue flowers are borne in late summer with large, leathery, dark green leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Russia, Europe

Interest and use

Dried arrangements Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°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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