Limonium is a genus of 120 flower species. Members are also known as Sea Lavender, Statice, or Marsh-rosemary. Limonium is in Plumbaginaceae, the plumbago or leadwort family. Despite their common names, species are not related to the lavenders or to rosemary. The genus has a subcosmopolitan distribution in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and North America. By far the greatest diversity (over 100 species) is in the area stretching from Canary Islands east through the Mediterranean region to central Asia; for comparison, North America only has 3 native species (Flora of North America).
To 1m evergreen shrub, flowers at leathery leaves, large heads of flowers at papery rose. Flowers in Summer, beautiful dry flowers. Sow Autumn.
USDA Zone - 9
Season to Sow - Autumn
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