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Perez's Sea Lavender, Seafoam Statice
Scientific Name: Limonium perezii F. T. Hubb.
Synonym: Statice perezii
Family: Plumbaginaceae
Perez's Sea Lavender, Seafoam Statice (Limonium  perezii) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 13, 15-17, 20-27
USDA: 10, 9 with protection

Frost Tolerance: Normally hardy in Phoenix, might sustain some frost damage on exceptionally cold nights

Heat Tolerance: Take full sun in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Canary Islands

Growth Habits: Upright, bushy perennial to 1 foot high, 3 feet diameter (30 cm by 1 m diameter), flowers to 3 ft high

Watering Needs: Little water once established, needs good drainage.

Propagation: Seeds, cluster/root division in March

This plant does surprising well in Phoenix. It will hold the heat and keep blooming year after year.

Cultural Practices:
For best results, grow in full sun in sandy soil.

Blooming Habits:
Blooms from March on during most of the summer in Phoenix. Flowers can be used for cuttings and dried arrangements.

Fruiting Habits:

Start seed at 60 F to 70 F (16 C to 21 C) soil temperature, and set 2 months old plants out, spaced 1 foot (30 cm) at the end of February after the last frosts.

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