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 (stăt′ĭ-sē′, stăt′ĭs)
[Latin staticē, an astringent plant, from Greek statikē, from feminine of statikos, causing to stand, astringent, from statos, standing; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]


(Plants) a plant name formerly held to include both Armeria (thrift) and Limonium (sea lavender). The gardener's statice comprises various species of the latter, esp those whose flowers can be dried and kept: family Plumbaginaceae. See thrift, sea lavender
[Latin: thrift, from Greek statikē, from statikos astringent (from a medicinal use of thrift)]

sea′ lav`ender

an Old World maritime plant of the genus Limonium, of the leadwort family. Also called statice.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.statice - any of various plants of the genus Limonium of temperate salt marshes having spikes of white or mauve flowersstatice - 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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Others include Gypsophilla, Lilies Eryngiums, arabicum, hypericum, Statice, a range of summer flowers amongst many others.
Contract award notice: Contoare statice trifazice de tip orar pentru masurarea energiei active si reactive (AMR).
Sow seeds for summer bloomers such as cosmos, rudbeckia, statice, sunflowers, and zinnias.
Gladiolus, roses, carnations, tuberose, marigold, jasmine, gerberas, lilies, statice and chrysanthemum, etc.
Some 380 hectares are devoted to the production of cut flowers like gladioli, roses, chrysanthemums, statice, ponpon, dahlia, anthurium and baby's breath.
The wrapped bouquets consist of beautiful, in season sunflowers, accented with deep purple statice, which is a popular accent flower used in many of the shop's arrangements.
Bridesmaids were Courtney Davis, Ann-Claire Mullen, Karlie Jo Lovorn, and Tiffany Woodcock Bridesmaids wore formal amethyst gowns and carried bouquets of white hydrangeas, shades of pink and green garden roses, purple statice, and purple wax flower.
The flowers include carnations, roses, statice, lilies, hypericum and alstromeria.
CUT and dry everlasting flowers such as statice and bracteantha, to use them for displays in the home.
Flowers such as lavender, helichrysum and statice will be ready to cut and dry.
Cut flowers for drying such as lavender and statice ?