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Statice - Key Growing Information
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 spp.
ALTERNATE NAMES: Annual statice, wavyleaf sea lavender, Russian statice, rat tail statice