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Sea Lavender

Limonium perezii

SKU
05848
Spectacular color from large clusters of bicolor blooms: intense purple outside with white interior. Beautiful perennial useful in massed beds. Good cut flowers, retaining color when dried.
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10-11

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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationlih-MOAN-ee-um per-EE-z-i
LoreLimoniums are the most famous "everlastings" due to the dry, papery nature of their flowers valued by arrangers and crafters through history.
Average Size at MaturityFoliage to 18 in. tall, clumps 2 ft. wide, flower stalks to 2 to 3 ft.
Bloom TimeBlooms nearly year-round; heaviest in summer.
Design IdeasA 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsBlack-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

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