sea lavender


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sea lavender

n.
Any of various plants of the genus Limonium of coastal regions, widely cultivated for their clusters of small lavender or pinkish flowers, which are often dried. Also called statice.

sea lavender

n
(Plants) any of numerous perennial plants of the plumbaginaceous genus Limonium, of temperate salt marshes, having spikes of white, pink, or mauve flowers, several species of which are grown as garden plants. See also statice

sea′ lav`ender


n.
an Old World maritime plant of the genus Limonium, of the leadwort family. Also called statice.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sea lavender - any of various plants of the genus Limonium of temperate salt marshes having spikes of white or mauve flowerssea lavender - any of various plants of the genus Limonium of temperate salt marshes having spikes of white or mauve flowers
genus Limonium, Limonium - sea lavender
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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Little patches of sea lavender gave purple colour to the marshland.
My chair is glued to the table, I'm trapped within clouds preventing me from seeing how the marsh grows wider, how walls collapse, spikes and bluish-green leaves crested with plumes line the edge of the water where glasswort blushes against sea lavender.
I've tried all the seas - sea kale, sea lavender, sea holly - and they've all died.
Best bets for your sunny coastal garden are Mediterranean-climate shrubs and perennials from 1-gallon containers, such as rockrose (Cistus), sea lavender (Limonium perezii), and trailing African daisy (Osteospermum fruticosurn).
Home to a lighthouse, a colony of Cardiff council project workers and, more lyrically, leek and sea lavender, lesser black-backed gulls, and, as well as some terrifically special kind of marine grassland, Angius fragilis - a type of slow worm with unusual blue markings, that's found nowhere else in THE WORLD.
When the landscape is fully restored, salt-tolerant plants such as samphire, sea aster and sea lavender will grow alongside shallow tidal channels that will provide sheltered waters for saltwater fish such as herring, bass and flounder.
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She went with colors such as sea lavender, rosemary and flax.