Once established, needs only occasional watering.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||lih-MOAN-ee-um per-EE-z-i|
|Lore||Limoniums are the most famous "everlastings" due to the dry, papery nature of their flowers valued by arrangers and crafters through history.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage to 18 in. tall, clumps 2 ft. wide, flower stalks to 2 to 3 ft.|
|Bloom Time||Blooms nearly year-round; heaviest in summer.|
|Design Ideas||A great accent plant among big-leaved tropicals. Conveniently small for beach cottages and bungalows, in courtyards and sheltered front-entry gardens. Plant it in dry streambeds or among landscape boulders in rocky outcroppings. Grows well in seaside conditions, along palisades, dunes and embankments. Also lovely in large pots with assorted annuals.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Echeveria (Echeveria); Sedum (Sedum); Yarrow (Achillea)|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11