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     Sea Lavender is a beautiful flower of coastal areas and salt marshes.  Its small, purple flowers bloom all summer long and are coveted as dried arrangements and for making wreaths.


     Sea Lavender likes elbow room, and it will not grow in the shade.  Try pairing it with Beach Grass.


     1st photo: Erika Nicosia, NPS

Sea lavender

1 Quart
    • Latin: Limonium carolinianum
    • Pollinator value: Medium
    • Height: 8-16 inches; 12-inch spread
    • Light: Sun
    • Soil: Moist, wet
    • Bloom: Violet, summer
    • Foliage: Deciduous, green
    • Landscape: Tidal marshes.  Can be grown inland in moist, well-drained soil
    • Resistance: Salt
    • Native range here
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