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Other common names
Limonium can be annuals, deciduous or evergreen perennials with simple or pinnately lobed leaves and showy panicles of small flowers with long-lasting coloured tubular calyces and insignificant, ephemeral petals
L. platyphyllum is a rosette-forming perennial with a rosette of large, broadly spoon-shaped leaves, and sprays of tiny flowers with white calyx-tubes and pale violet petals
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in sandy soil but will tolerate any well-drained soil in full sun; useful for dry stony sites
Propagate by seed in pots outdoors in spring or propagate by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal Gravel Garden
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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