General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 24 to 30 inches
Plant Spread: 10 to 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 70ºF - 75ºF
Days to germinate: 1 to 3 weeks
Depth to plant seed: Surface sow, covering with a thin layer of soil.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Trade name information:
Series: Fortress
Cultivar name: 'Heavenly Blue'
Common names
  • Statice
  • Sea Lavender

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Location: Indiana zone 5
Date: 2013-06-18
Location: Indiana zone 5
Date: 2013-05-13

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