General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Strongly alkaline (8.5 – 9.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Lavender and white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Salt tolerant

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Common names
  • Statice
  • California Sealavender

Photo Gallery
Location: Salt marsh plants have some of the most interesting features. Here, the native sea lavender is exhibiting stalks that resemble a sort of tree 
Date: 2011-04-19
Credit USDA

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