July through August
18 to 24 in.
12 to 18 in.
eastern Bulgaria to southeastern Russia
sun, part shade
USDA zones 3-9
hardy to 8,000 ft.
Sea lavender is a perennial flower that produces slender branched stalks of many tiny lavender flowers in mid-summer. The broad, leathery, dark green leaves grow as a low, sprawling rosette.
Sea lavender has been growing at the Xeriscape Demonstration Garden for many years. The leaves are not that impressive, but the open sprays of small purple flowers are attractive when they are in bloom.
Cut off spent flower stalks when done blooming.