Limonium bellidifolium ‘Caspia Sea Mist’ – ( Statice, Sea lavender)

$4.30

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Description

Picture thanks to Jelitto Seed

This plant has lovely light airy  panicles of blue flowers up to 90cm.  It is similar to the photo of Limonium bellidifolium above , but has taller growing flower stems reachingapprox 90cm. It makes an excellent cut flower, as a light frothy filler for bouquets, but is a very good garden plant as well.  It flowers in its first year from seed.

 

Sowing advice for Limonium bellidifolium

 Can be sown at any time, in seed trays or pots
Surface sow onto moist well-drained seed raising mix.  Cover very lightly with vermiculite or a light sprinkling of seed raising mix. Ideal temp. 18-24°C. Germination takes 7-14 days. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle to 8cm pots and grow on in cooler conditions. Acclimatise and plant out once danger of frost has passed with 50cm spacing.

Additional information

Classification

Perennial

Common Name

Sea Mist Lavender

Family

Plumbaginaceae

Maximum Height

approx 90 cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 40