Statice (Limonium Sinuatum Borntaler Special mix) 60 seeds (#1077)

Statice (Limonium Sinuatum Borntaler Special mix) 60 seeds (#1077)

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Product Code: #1077
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Famous as an everlasting flower, statice or sea lavender is most often grown by flower designers and crafters who treasure its dry, papery blooms. The plant is native to warm Mediterranean regions where it may remain perennial if conditions are sufficiently mild. But, a light frost will spell the end of its plant life.
This fast grower begins the season as a rosette of deeply lobed, hairy, narrow leaves. The plant is easily grown from seed.
As temperatures warm, statice sends up stiff, branched, winged stems topped with clusters of small mix color flowers. The flowers appear from summer into fall and will keep blooming as the mature stems are cut. The dry, colorful calyces retain their form and color long after the entire stem has been cut and dried. If left uncut they will eventually turn brown.
The planting period depends on which area to plants. In Western Europe, it is common to plant from December through to April, whereby specially the December planting generates flowering for early spring, when flower prices usually are higher.
In the Mediterranean area, it is recommended to plant in fall thus benefitting a good winter yield. In countries around the equator, year-round planting is possible.
Sites with full sun and very well-drained, modestly fertile soil are the best for statice. Plant it in masses in cutting gardens for a plentiful harvest of blooms for crafts and arrangements. When mature, cut the stems, bundle and hang them upside down in a cool dry place. This will help them retain their upright form and color. Continued sun exposure will cause the flower colors to eventually fade.
Information sources: www.Learn2grow.com, Royal Van Zanten

Genus - Limonium
Species - Sinuatum
Variety - Borntaler Special mix
Common name - Statice
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 9
Height - 0,70 m
Spread - 0,25 m
Plant type - Annual Flower
Exposure - Full Sun to Partial Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Neutral
Soil type - Loam, Sand
Water requirements - Average
Landscape uses - Bedding Plant, Cutflower, Dried Flower/Everlasting, Mixed Border
Bloom season - August - October
Leaf / Flower color - Green / mix

GERMINATION INSTRUCTIONS
The planting period depends on which area to plants. In Western Europe, it is common to plant from December through to April, whereby specially the December planting generates flowering for early spring, when flower prices usually are higher.
In the Mediterranean area, it is recommended to plant in fall thus benefitting a good winter yield. In countries around the equator, year-round planting is possible.
Sow seeds outdoors where desired after frost danger has passed or, preferably, indoors 8 to 10 weeks before the last spring frost.
Sow on the moist surface, tamp it and cover with plastic or glass. Keep in light (no direct sunlight) position.
Germination temperature: +18-+20C
Days to emergence: 14 to 21

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