Description For Statice Mix Seeds
How to grow Statice flower from Seeds:Introduction and Uses: Statice is a biennial, but is usually grown as an annual. The stems of this plant are hardy and angular; foliage is grey-green and deeply cut. The flower stalk is winged, and the calyx is toothed and straw-like. Flower colors range from white, rose, mauve, lavender, to dark blue; the most common color is rosy pink.
Statice flower spikes resemble ‘Bajra’ corn-heads, though narrower and brighter in color. The flowers retain their shades for a long time when dried and are used for dry decoration as ‘Everlasting’ flowers. Statice is ideal for edging and borders; it looks extraordinary when planted in containers and closely grouped in flower beds.
Botanical Name: Limonium sinuatum
Common Name: Statice
Plant Origin: Mediterranean region
Propagation Method: Direct seed sowing
Flowering/ Growing Season: Winter
Sunlight Requirement: Full sunlight (6-8 hours)
Plant Height: 45 to 60 cm
Growing Method of Poppy Flower:
Planting Distance: 30 cm apart. Use pots of 25-30 cm for container gardening.
Watering: Daily light watering is recommended for first few weeks of seedling growth and potted plants. Outdoor beds can be watered once a week by irrigation.
Feeding: Fresh compost should be added to soil at the time of planting. Liquid cow dung manure is given every 15 days along with vermicompost.
Plant care: Spray fungicides on young seedlings to avoid ‘damping off.'
Bloom time: The plants flower in 3-4 months after sowing.
|Spacing (Row to Row X Plant to Plant)||25 cm x 25 cm|
|Germination Time||Germination will take place in 6 - 8 days from sowing.|
|Fertilizer||Chemicals: Suphala or Urea - 5 g Per Plant. Organic: Neemcake or Vermicompost - 10 g Per Plant.|
|Season of Sowing||Oct - Nov|
|Product Weight||Under 10 g to 25 g|
|Product Height||15 cm|
|Product Width||10 cm|
|Product Depth||1 cm|