The unique, unusual growth habit and the rosy color of this Asian wildflower adds a welcome contrast in the landscape. It makes a long-lasting cut flower that has been loved in European markets for years, and is now occasionally found at local farmer’s markets; but now you can enjoy it, too! Its sweet nectar lures in the butterflies. Plants grow up to 12″-18″ tall and produce flowers that bloom from summer to early fall. Prefers full sun exposure. Botanical Interests’® Russian Statice Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
Outdoors: Sow 2-4 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil temperature is above 65°F.
Indoors: Sow 8-10 weeks before your average last frost date. Sow in biodegradable pots; roots sensitive to disturbance. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 65°–75°F.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.