February 1, 2023
Limonium sinuatum

Limonium sinuatum

Limonium sinuatum is also known as Wavyleaf Sea Lavender, Statice, Sea Lavender, Notch Leaf Marsh Rosemary, Sear Lavender, or Sea Pink. It is part of the Plumbaginaceae family of plants.

Limonium sinuatum is a short-lived perennial and is usually planted as an annual. It is probably one of the most popular dried flowers. Limonium sinuatum is native to Northern Africa, Europe, and Western Asia. Limonium sinuatum can grow to 60cm or 2ft.

Limonium sinuatum
Limonium sinuatum

It has pinnate, lance-shaped, and lobed leaves. This plant forms a rosette of large oval leaves. It flowers in the summer. Flowers appear on tall stems. They sometimes grow to 28in or 70cm in height. The small flowers show on paper-like clusters.

The flower colors range from violet to pink, yellow, or white. They make good cut flowers. The flowers remain and dry out on the plant and continue to enhance the landscape. They are also used in flower arrangements both fresh and dried.

Limonium sinuatum
Limonium sinuatum

How to grow Limonium sinuatum:

Grow it in the sun. Plant Limonium sinuatum in moist but well-drained soil. It becomes drought tolerant once established. It attracts bees and butterflies. It is generally disease-free. It is also pest-free. Watch out for crown and root rot. It is also deer-resistant. Propagate by seed. Seeds germinate in about three weeks.

Limonium sinuatum
Limonium sinuatum
Limonium sinuatum
Limonium sinuatum in Los Angeles, CA

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