Statice Seeds - Blue
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 24 inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, loamy, pH 5.5 - 6.5
Deer Resistant: Yes
Latin Name: Limonium Sinuatum
Statice (Limonium Sinuatum Blue River) - Blue Statice is easy-to-grow from Statice seeds, and it is very rewarding with brightly colored, flat flower clusters of deep blue. Limonium Statice blue offers quite a display of color for the middle of the sunny flower border. The Statice flowers have a papery texture and hold their color well for years after drying. Statice may also be used in arrangements as a fresh flower, and it is often seen in professional floral arrangements.
You get the best results when growing Statice in full sun and in well-drained soil. Statice plants will tolerate heat and drought as well as salt spray. Statice flowers attract the butterflies!
Sow Statice seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before frost season ends. Press the Limonium seeds into the soil and lightly sprinkle with peat moss. The flower seeds must be kept moist but not wet until germination occurs. Or, you can directly sow Statice flower seeds into prepared seed beds after all danger of frost has passed. Sow the seeds in groups of 3 - 4 spaced 16 - 20 inches apart. Thin to the strongest Statice seedling.