|Yellow Statice flowers|
Limonium sinuatum, commonly known as statice, sea lavender, notch leaf marsh rosemary, sea pink, wavyleaf sea lavender, is a Mediterranean plant species in the family Plumbaginaceae known for its papery flowers that can be used in dried arrangements. It's common finds it in Southern of Spain, North of Africa, Canary Islands and even in Palestine. 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.
- Flora - The Gardener's Bible. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. 2013. p. 821. ISBN 978-1-74048-017-8.