Limonium sinuatum

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Limonium sinuatum
Yellow Statice flowers, close up from side.JPG
Yellow Statice flowers
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Plumbaginaceae
Genus: Limonium
Species: L. sinuatum
Binomial name
Limonium sinuatum
(L.) Mill.

Limonium sinuatum, commonly known as Statice, Sea Lavender, Notch Leaf Marsh Rosemary, Sea Pink, Wavy Leaf Sea Lavender,[1][2] is a Mediterranean plant species in the family Plumbaginaceae known for its papery flowers that can be used in dried arrangements.

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Yellow Statice flowers arranged in vase
Limonium sinatum 'Midnight Blue' (Plumbagnaceae) flower

Description[edit]

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It is a short-lived perennial plant, and is often treated as an annual. The leaves are pinnate, lobed, and lance-shaped - up to 10 cm long (3.9 inches). All parts are downy. The winged flower stems appear in summer, and are about 70 cm tall (27.5 inches). The flowers present in short, papery clusters in colours ranging from white to pink, purple, and yellow. It has been known to become invasive.[3]

Yellow Statice flowers, close up from top
Limonium sinuatum 07 ies
Limonium sinuatum 01 ies

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