New! A formula mix of soft pastel shades.
Selected for improved balance of colors and uniformity. Includes: pastel yellow, pastel blue, white, apricot, lavender, and rose shades. Productive plants produce 1 1/2–3" flower clusters on strong stems in the field and greenhouse. Statice is long-lasting for both fresh and dried bouquets. Plants yield multiple cuts over the course of the season. One of the best choices for a dried floral as it holds its color well and is easy to dry. Ht. 24–30". Avg. 11,900 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.
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.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS:Rich, well-drained soil.
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