Statice - Key Growing Information

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

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