Annual statice

Annual statice






1 to 3 feet


To 1 foot wide

Flower Color:


Foliage Color:


Seasonal Features:

Fall Bloom,
Summer Bloom

Problem Solvers:

Drought Tolerant,
Good For Privacy,

Special Features:

Attracts Birds,
Cut Flowers,
Good for Containers,
Low Maintenance

how to grow Annual statice



garden plans for Annual statice

Flowery Deck Garden Plan
Flowery Deck Garden Plan

more varieties for Annual statice

'Blue River' statice

‘Blue River’ statice

Limonium ‘Blue River’ bears violet-blue flowers on 2-foot-tall plants.

'Forever Gold' statice

‘Forever Gold’ statice

Limonium ‘Forever Gold’ bears rich yellow flowers on 2-foot-tall plants.

plant Annual statice with

Globe amaranth

Globe amaranth

Globe amaranth is an all-time flower-gardening favorite. It seems to have it all — it thrives in hot conditions, it blooms nearly nonstop, the interesting pom-pom flowers are great for cutting and drying, and it attracts butterflies. Plant globe amaranth and then step back to watch it thrive and add continual beauty until frost. It’s great in beds, borders, and containers.Plant established seedlings outdoors in spring after all danger of frost has passed. It tolerates a variety of soils and moisture levels. It isn’t fussy about fertilizer, but be careful not to overfertilize.



Lavender fills the early-summer garden with sensory delights: beautiful purple-tone blooms atop foliage that oozes fragrance on a sunny afternoon. Every part of the plant is infused with aromatic oil, making this a choice herb to place along pathways or near outdoor seating areas so you can savor the fragrance. Lavender varieties abound: The darker the flower, the more intense the aroma — and the flavor in cooking.Drought-, heat-, and wind-tolerant, lavender doesn’t like poor drainage, waterlogged soil, or high humidity. Raised beds can enhance drainage; surrounding plants with a gravel mulch can help increase heat around roots. After flowering, shear plants to induce bushiness and subsequent bloom. Avoid cutting plants back to the ground. Dried blooms retain fragrance for a long time; crush dried flowers to release aromatic oils anew.



Enjoy summer’s flowers into fall by growing this brightly colored charmer that dries right on the plant. Use it in dried flower arrangements, wreaths, and even homemade potpourri. This easy-to-grow, sun-loving annual heralds from Australia and is a great pick for hot, dry sites. Plant it outdoors after all danger of frost has passed in spring.

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