A light blue cousin of statice, with similar airy habit and utility as a cutflower and for drying. Good for August blue, when most of the colors in the garden are in the yellow-red range.
||Limonium latifolium; Statice latifolia
||light blue (late summer)
||ordinary garden soil
||I grew this from commercial seed, but have never managed to grow new plants from seed collected in my garden.
Autumn color shines through in November, after the flowers have faded.
In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: curve garden (front lobe), bogside border
One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog
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