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Statice (Limonium sinuatum)
Common Name : Statice (Limonium sinuatum)
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Resources : Farmers

Meaning
Gets its name from the Greek word for meadow

Origins
Of Mediterranean origin, limonium--commonly called statice--gets its name from the Greek word for "meadow," and belongs to the Plumbaginaceae family. Now grown internationally in a range of colors, textures and weights, limonium is a popular, hardy filler flower that's used in both fresh and dried bouquets.

Vase Life
Has a generous vase life of 1-2 weeks in water.

Care and Handling
A hardy cut flower, limonium requires only basic care. Process flowers by cutting an inch off stems under water and placing them in clean containers filled with a properly prepared flower food solution.

Design Uses
Thanks to the range of colors and textures available--from the lacy 'Misty' varieties to the heavy-tufted, papery L. sinuatum--limonium is an attractive filler in both traditional and garden-style arrangements. Limonium makes a perfect filler for wreathes or fresh-to-dried "keepsake" arrangements due to its ease in drying.


Colors: White, pink, rose, yellow, apricot, peach, lavender, blue, red, carmine and purple.

Statice (Limonium sinuatum)