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Carolina Sealavender (Carolinianum)

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The Carolina Sealavender (Carolinianum) is generally described as a perennial forb/herb. This is native to the U.S. (United States) has its most active growth period in the spring . The Carolina Sealavender (Carolinianum) has green foliage and inconspicuous purple flowers, with a smattering of conspicuous blue fruits or seeds. The greatest bloom is usually observed in the summer, with fruit and seed production starting in the summer and continuing until fall. Leaves are not retained year to year. The Carolina Sealavender (Carolinianum) has a short life span relative to most other plant species and a moderate growth rate. At maturity, the typical Carolina Sealavender (Carolinianum) will reach up to 2 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of 0 inches.

The Carolina Sealavender (Carolinianum) is not commonly available from nurseries, garden stores and other plant dealers and distributors. It can be propagated by bare root, seed. Note that cold stratification is not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below -8°F. has low tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.

Plant Basics
Category
Growth Rate Moderate
General Type Forb/herb
Growth Period Spring
Growth Duration Perennial
Lifespan Short
Plant Nativity Native to U.S.
Commercial Availability No Known Source
Physical Characteristics
Bloom Period Summer
Displays Fall Colors No
Shape/Growth Form Single Crown
Drought Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Height When Mature 2
Vegetative Spread None
Flower Color Purple
Flower Conspicuousness Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low
Fruit/Seed Seasonality Summer Fall
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Gardening Characteristics
Propagations (Ways to Grow) Bare Root, Seed
Moisture Requirements High
Cold Stratification Required No
Minimum Temperature -8
Soil Depth for Roots 10
Toxic to Nearby Plants No
Toxic to Livestock No
After-Harvest Resprout Ability No
Responds to Coppicing No
Growth Requirements
pH Range 6–8.5 pH
Precipitation Range 40–40 inches/yr
Planting Density 2728–10912 indiv./acre
Soil Textures Coarse, Fine, Medium
Soil Depth for Roots 10
Minimum Frost-Free Days 180 day(s)
Salinity Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Sustainability & Use
Leaf Retention No
Fire Resistant No

Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

Plant Name Synonyms
  • Limonium angustatum
  • Limonium carolinianum var. angustatum
  • Limonium carolinianum var. angustifolium
  • Limonium carolinianum var. compactum
  • Limonium carolinianum var. nashii
  • Limonium carolinianum var. obtusilobum
  • Limonium carolinianum var. trichogonum
  • Limonium nashii
  • Limonium nashii var. angustatum
  • Limonium nashii var. albiflorum
  • Limonium nashii var. trichogonum
  • Limonium obtusilobum
  • Limonium trichogonum
Plant Distribution
can be found in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia