Statice (Limonium perezii)

Statice (Limonium perezii) - Garden Basics - Flower - Perennial

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Plant InformationType: perennial
Propagation: seeds
Light: full sun
Flower Color: various
Bloom Time: spring, summer
Height: 2 1/2 - 3 feet
Width: 2 feet
Soil Requirements: neutral pH, well-drained, average fertility
Zones: 9-11
Uses: border, bed, cut flowers, dried arrangements

The most widely used everlastings, statice has a large flower head of small, papery blooms on stiff stems. The small flowers are held in dense, large clusters above the gray-green foliage. They are unsurpassed for fresh and dried arrangements. Statice is easy to grow and salt tolerant. Seeds can be started indoors 6-8 weeks before planting or sown directly outdoors. Division may be done in early to late spring or root cuttings can be taken in mid-winter and grown indoors or in a coldframe until spring. It is resistant to deer and will bloom all summer long.

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