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Goniolimon tataricum

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Limonium latifolium
Phonetic Spelling
gon-ee-oh-LEE-mon tat-TAIR-ih-kum
Description

Sea lavender has wide, attractive leaves and flowers produced in upright, many branched panicles. Division is difficult because the plant develops a long taproot, so do not disturb established plantings.  Propagate by seed in late fall.

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#sun#blue#perennial#summer flowers
 
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Tags:
#sun#blue#perennial#summer flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Goniolimon
    Species:
    tataricum
    Family:
    Plumbaginaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South East Europe to Caucasus, Algeria to Tunisia
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Multi-stemmed
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Blue flowers in upright panicles
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Wide leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No