Statice - Key Growing Information
SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow 5-6 weeks before last frost, barely covering the seed as light is required for germination. Provide temperatures of 60°F (16°C) for 1-2 weeks after the seedlings emerge to encourage rooting. Transplant to cell packs or larger containers when true leaves appear. Harden-off and plant outside after the last frost. Direct seeding is not recommended.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, well-drained soil.
PLANT SPACING: 12".
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
HARVEST: Fresh or dried: When the individual flowers are mostly open and showing color. Hang to dry.
USES: Excellent for fresh and dried cut flowers.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Limonium sinuatum
ALTERNATE NAMES: Annual statice, wavyleaf sea lavender