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Psylliostachys suworowii
 
More commonly known as:
Ratís tail statice or Russian statice
plant

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This plant is a deciduous annual. The tiny flowers are borne in dense spikes to 20cm long above the rosettes of leaves. The flowers are popular for cutting and can be dried well. Plant in a warm, sheltered spot in the border. This will tolerate a seaside garden.
characteristics
It's shape is described as upright. It grows to a height of 0.45m and 0.3m in width. It has oval foliage that is light green. It produces flowers during summer/autumn that are tubular in shape and pink in colour.
conditions and care
This is a tender plant.


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