In the planter on the right you can see how
big the plants get in one season. This is four three-inch pots planted in
early summer. This rapid growth allows Statice to be grown as an
annual in Zones 2 through 7.
You can also see the difference in color
between the Rose on the left and the Blue on the right.
In case you are wondering the green mound on
the ground is a
It is drought resistant, heat tolerant
and, maybe best of all, unattractive to gophers!
Once Statice starts blooming
(usually mid to late Spring) it continues to bloom until frost. It can be
harvested from many times during the season. Each time cut the flower stalks
back to the ground or to the leaves at the base of the plant.