Easy lo grow even in poor soils, especially near the sea. Almost continuously in flower.
The flowers arc similar to florist’s statice. They are a purple-blue, held on stiff stems, and appear throughout lhe year, good for drying.
POSITION & USES
Plant in a sunny position in well drained soil. Tolerates poorer soils and dry conditions. Use amongst other low maintenance perennials in dry or Mediterranean style gardens.
Little attention is required. Cut back flower stems when flowers finish, and remove old leaves occasionally to tidy the plant.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed from spring to autumn will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||4-5|
|Habit||A perennial plant that makes a clump of large, olive-green, leathery leaves.|
|Position||Part to Full Sun, Heavy Frost.|