Statice ‘White’ is perfect for Weddings, wonderful used as a fresh flower but, like ‘Strawflowers’, also makes a great dried flower and it is also know as Sea Lavender.
Statice is so much fun to grow and very easy for the beginner (especially when following our Grow-A-Long).
As well as making handsome garden plants, Statice ‘White’ transform bouquets and arrangements instantly, giving unique texture.
How to grow:
Frost tender I sow in the Spring. Seed requires light to germinate so do not cover. For more detailed growing instructions join our ‘Grow Along’ on Instagram
Variety: Limonium sinuatum
Type: Half Hardy Annual
Position: Full sun
Germination: Up to 30 days
Pinching: Not required
Plant: 22cm apart
Harvest: July onwards
Seeds per packet: 90 (approx. counted by weight)
Cutting /Vase Life:
Pick once all the flowers have opened on a stem. If picked too early, stems can wilt.
If using as a fresh flower, rest stems in a bucket of water for a few hours (preferably overnight), this is called conditioning.
For dried flowers, hang upside down to keep stems straight.