A chiefly maritime plant with small pink or lilac funnel-shaped flowers. Several kinds are cultivated and some are used as everlasting flowers.
- Genus Limonium (formerly Statice), family Plumbaginaceae.
- On the coast, saltmarshes are covered with sea lavender.
- I planted the pen with sea lavender (Statice), which is available in nurseries here.
- Higher up you will find others such as Sea Purslane, Sea Aster and Sea Lavender; the latter two have vivid mauve flowers.
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