Limonium sinuatum

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Limonium sinuatum
Limonium sinuatum
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Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Plumbaginaceae
Genus: Limonium
L. sinuatum
Binomial name
Limonium sinuatum

Limonium sinuatum, commonly known as wavyleaf sea lavender, statice, sea lavender, notch leaf marsh rosemary, sea pink,[1][2] is a Mediterranean plant species in the family Plumbaginaceae known for its papery flowers that can be used in dried arrangements.

It is native to the whole Mediterranean Basin.[3] It usually grows up in sandy grounds.


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 (3.9 in) long. All parts are downy. The winged flower stems appear in summer, and are about 70 cm (28 in) tall. The flowers present in short, papery clusters in colours ranging from white to pink, purple, and yellow. It has been known to become invasive.[4]


  1. ^ "Factsheet - Limonium sinuatum". Archived from the original on 2015-06-22. Retrieved 2015-01-12.
  2. ^ "Statice Pacific Mix : Egmont Seed Company LTD, Online seed sales".
  3. ^ "Limonium sinuatum" (PDF). Flora Iberica. Retrieved 16 July 2022.
  4. ^ Flora - The Gardener's Bible. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. 2013. p. 821. ISBN 978-1-74048-017-8.