Sea Lavender (Limonium carolinianum)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Pale Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Inflorescence Height: 24 inches
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

photo from House's 'Native Plants of New York', 1918

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Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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