Sea lavender is a rosette-forming perennial with mid- to dark-green leaves to 12 inches long, occasionally to 24 inches. Deep lavender-blue flowers are borne in panicles made of spikelets on wiry stems.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsGrows well in salty, windy, and sandy conditions. Useful in a sunny herbaceous border and for naturalizing. Flowers are good for cutting and drying.
CarePrefers sandy, well-drained soil and full sun.
PropagationSow seed in containers outdoors. Divide in spring.
ProblemsRust, leaf, and flower spots, gray mold, Southern blight, and crown rot.
- Genus : Limonium
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 7, 8, 9
- Moisture : Dry
- Light : Full Sun
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Bloom Time : Summer
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest