Best known as a dried flower Sea Lavender is also a great border plant.
It is equally at home in beds, borders or containers, the flowers can be used freshly cut or dried to make fabulous long lasting dried arrangements.
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How to Guide
Almost fill a seed tray with moist seed compost. Sow seeds thinly over the surface, and lightly cover them with a little more compost. Place in warmth 15-20C (60-70F), and keep moist.
Sowing Distance20cm / 8in
Potting on/Thining Out
Keep seedlings in a light position, but shade from bright sun. When large enough to handle, transplant 5cm (2in) apart into trays of potting compost.
Hardening Off/Planting Out
Gradually accustom plants to outside conditions for 2-3 weeks before planting out when all danger of frost has passed. Allow 20cm (8in) between plants.