Statice - Key Growing Information

Planting of our classic 'Midnight Blue' statice, a bedrock element of the floral design palette.
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-14 days at 70°F (21°C)

SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow into 50-cell flats, or preferred seedling container, 5-6 weeks before planting outside. Light aids germination; cover just enough to hold seeds in place. Harden off plants and transplant out after danger of frost. Note: Providing temperatures of 60°F (16°C) for 1-2 weeks after the seedlings emerge encourages rooting. Not recommended.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: 24-30".

PLANT SPACING: 12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh or dried: When the individual flowers are mostly open and showing color. Hang to dry.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, well-drained soil.

USES: Excellent for fresh and dried cut flowers.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Limonium sinuatum

ALTERNATE NAMES:
Annual statice, wavyleaf sea lavender