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Limonium suworowii

Statice

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.3m to 0.7m
  • Spread0.3m
  • Growth HabitIrregular tuft
  • Flower ColourPink, red, white

Description

Limonium suworowii (Statice). This species is a half-hardy annual. The flowers will appear in dense profusion along tall spikes. The flowers will not dry well, but do make a lovely addition to fresh floral arrangements.

Characteristics

Annual, Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub

Other common names

Pink pokers

Interest and use

Cutting bed, border

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are easily grown in full sun with well-drained, sandy soil. They are tolerant to sea spray and low rainfall this makes them a good choice for seaside and low-maintenance.

Propagation

Annual self-seeding; the seeds will need darkness to germinate.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to powdery mildew.

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