How To Grow Statice

How To Grow Statice


Limonium sinuatum

Meet statice, a top-tier flower for both dried and fresh use. This gem is a breeze to grow, making it perfect for beginners, and it churns out flowers prolifically. Statice’s papery blooms unfold over an extended period of time.

Also known as wavyleaf sea lavender.



Plant type: annual

Height: 24-30"

Site: full sun

Days to maturity: 110 - 120 days

Plant spacing: 12”

Pinch: do not pinch

Kids, Pets and Deer: non-toxic, not deer resistant

Indoor & Pots: grows best in the ground


How to Grow:

Direct Seed: not recommended

Transplant:   Sow 5-6 weeks before planting outside. Do not cover, but sprinkle with a light dusting of vermiculite as  light aids germination. Harden off plants and transplant out after danger of frost. Note: Providing temperatures of 60°F (16°C) for 1-2 weeks after the seedlings emerge encourages rooting. Direct Seeding is not recommended.

Germination: 5-14 days at 70°F (21°C)


Where to plant: 

Plant in full sun. Rich, well-drained soil.

Harvesting/Vase Life:

Fresh or dried: When the individual flowers are mostly open and showing color. Hang to dry.

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