Goniolimon tartaricum seeds – (German Statice, Limonium)


Goniolimon tartaricum, or German Statice is a very pretty lacy flowered plant, and is a wonderful spectacle when in full bloom. It produces panicles of white frilly flowers that last for the whole of summer. Delicate and fine , they appear to be made from tissue paper.

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This plant produces an eye-catching display when in full flower. It produces masses of white or pink frilly flowers all summer long, which appear to be made of paper, they are so delicate.
The  blooms are extremely good as cut flowers , lasting for over 2 weeks as fresh cut flowers, and they are also used as dried flowers because they hold their colour well especially in winter flower arrangements.

The plant forms a low mound with broad green leaves which are a good textural ground cover. The flower stalks appear from the foliage in summer, carrying light gossamer, branched panicles that grow 45cm tall. The panicles produce delicate, miniature tubular silvery-white or pink sprays of flowers with little rose-pink inner petals in mid summer.
This plant is easy to grow from seed, is long lived and is very productive each year. It grows best in a well-drained site in full sun.

Sowing advice

Sow in Spring, summer or in Autumn.
Sow the seeds onto the surface of moist well drained seed raising mix and just cover with a sprinkling of soil.
Seeds will germinate in 14-28 days at  approx 21°C  . Once germinated, bring them into an area with diffused light.
Seedlings can be transplanted to individual 7cm pots after 4 to 5 weeks to grow on, at 15°C or can be transplant directly into their final growing position when they are 6 to 8cm high.
Plant outdoors only after all danger of frost has gone. Plant 30 to 40cm apart. Provide full sun and well-drained soil of moderate fertility.

Additional information


Hardy Perennial

Common Name

German Statice, Sea lavender



Maximum Height

45 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30