The textural pink blooms of rat tail statice will undoubtedly add colour and interest to any bouquet or floral design. Blooms are produced along wispy, branching stems, and despite a delicate appearance, statice is very hardy and easy to grow. Beautiful in the garden or vase. May be used fresh or dried.
Plant type: annual
Planting depth: surface sow
Exposure: full sun
Plant spacing: 9”
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to sow:
Sow seeds indoors 5-6 weeks before last frost. Cover seeds lightly as light is required for germination. Harden off and transplant outdoors after last frost. Pinching not necessary.
Statice is an easy to grow annual and perfect for beginning cut flower growers. Harvest mature stems, when all flowers have opened. For dried flowers, hang bunches upside down in a dark place. 80-95 days to maturity.