All About Statice

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Statice plants are flowering plants that belong to the Limonium genus. They are also known as sea lavender or marsh rosemary. Statice plants are popularly used as cut flowers and fillers in bouquets due to their long-lasting blooms and bright colors. They are drought-tolerant and prefer full sun and well-drained soil. Statice plants are available in a variety of colors, including yellow, pink, purple, and white.

Planning Your Garden With Statice

As you plan your garden, it's important to think about the spacing, size, light, and nutrient requirements of all of your plant and how they'll grow together.

Some plants require more water than others, while other plants require dry soil. At the same time, some plants prefer full sun, and other plants need the shade to survive.

By studying what each plant requires and planning ahead where all of your plants will grow best, you can optimize your garden space.

Life Cycle Statice is a perennial.
USDA Zone Statice is hardy in USDA Zones 4-9.
Cold Tolerance Statice is a hardy annual and can tolerate temperatures down to 25.
Days to harvest The minimum number of days to harvest statice is 60-90 days.
Average size The average size of a full grown statice plant is between 12 and 24 inches tall and 12 to 18 inches wide.
Spacing requirements Statice prefers a spacing of 8-12 inches between plants.
Sun tolerance Statice is a sun-loving plant and can tolerate full sun. It will also tolerate partial shade, but it may not flower as profusely in these conditions.
Shade tolerance Statice is a very tolerant plant and can survive in both full sun and partial shade. It is best grown in full sun but will tolerate some shade.
Water requirements Statice grows best in well-drained soil and requires moderate watering. Water the soil until it is lightly moist and allow the soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not allow the soil to become soggy or dry out completely.
Fertilizer The amount of fertilizer used when growing statice will depend on the type of fertilizer used and the soil conditions. Generally, a balanced fertilizer with an NPK ratio of 10-10-10 should be applied at a rate of 1-2 pounds per 100 square feet.
Soil pH The optimum pH for growing statice is 6.0-7.5.

Why Statice is Popular

People like to grow statice because it is a hardy and easy-to-grow plant, and it produces beautiful and long-lasting blooms. Statice is also a popular flower for dried arrangements, as the blooms retain their color and shape when dried.

Companion Plants For Statice

Companion planting is a great way to maximize your garden space and get the most out of your plants. By planting certain plants together, you can help each other thrive. In some cases, you can even help each other repel pests.

Popular companion plants for statice include:

Common Pests For Statice

Plant pests are a common problem for gardeners. By understanding what pests are common for your plants, you can take steps to prevent them from damaging your plants.

When you grow statice, keep an eye out for these common pests:

  • thrips
  • aphids
  • caterpillars
  • whiteflies
  • spider mites

USDA Zones

USDA zones are a popular way of determining which plants can grow in your area. Zones tell you when your average first and last frost date are, as well as how cold you can expect it to get in the winter.

Our site works best if you choose your zone from the list below. If you do not know your USDA zone, then you can use our zone map.

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