Definition of sea lavender in English:

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sea lavender

noun

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
Example sentences
  • 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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