Limonium as Bouquet Fillers
Limonium flower is widely used today for as a bouquet filler and is that element without which a flower bouquet won’t look promisingly completed. There are lots and lots of different ways that florists apply to use Limonium fillers in bouquets.
Limonium can be added to bouquets for almost every occasion such as birthday, wedding anniversaries, meet & greet parties, and present to a sick person for his/her well being. Limonium flowers are also used for decorations of parties and events around the world.
Today, we will discuss things about Limonium flowers in order to pay our salute for fabricating bouquets with grace.
What is Limonium?
Limonium is a plant with a cluster of small flowers sitting atop sturdy stems. It is a genus of 120 flowering plant species. They are widely used for bouquets because of their delicate appearance.
Origin of Limonium
Limonium, also known as Sea Lavender, is native to the Mediterranean region and central Asia. In many regions, it is also known as Statice. Even if people know Limonium as lavenders, it’s not related to it.
History - Limonium Flowers
A special meaning has been attached to flowers Since Victorian times. Every flower or flower colour is believed to be a symbolic representation of an emotion or expression. Limonium got its name from the Greek word for ‘meadow’. And the expression attached to Limonium is ‘I Miss You’.
Limonium Plant Specifications
Limonium is a flowering plant used for both traditional and garden-style arrangements. The cute little flowers of Limonium have a papery texture. Stem size of Limonium ranges from 12-20” usually, and the plant belongs to the Plumbaginaceae family. It has a medium growth rate, and mid and late summers are favourable for the blooming time.
Facts About Limonium
- The word Limonium is a scientific name which originally came from the Ancient Greek word for ‘meadow’, ‘leimōn’.
- In some varieties of Statice, the flowers are initially just violet when they are first formed, as the flowers mature, some of them change colour and become pure white.
- Limonium symbolizes remembrance, success, sympathy and beauty.
- Limonium is also used to treat diarrhoea, atonic dyspepsia, gleet, leucorrhoea, chronic dysentery, pulmonary haemorrhage, chronic gonorrhoea, chronic laryngitis and bronchorrhea in herbal remedies.
- Limonium Flowers retain very much of their colour even when they are dried.
- Limonium is easy to grow and a salt-tolerant plant.
- Due to the pretty calyx of flower Limonium which stays for long even after the plants get dried, it has gained the name of “everlasting flower”.
- It can last up to 14 days when used as a decorative item.
List of Limonium Flower Varieties
Limonium is available around the globe in many different colours which are used by florists as per the requirements of customers and as per the look of the bouquet. Blue, Yellow, Pink, White, Lilac, and purple are the most popular colours as Limonium Fillers.
- Donau Birds
- White Straighlight Wings
- Yellow Sun Birds
- Maine Blue
- Safira Lilac
- Max Yellow
- Pluma Pink Touch
- Sinensis China Summer.
Major Limonium Growing Areas in The World
- North America
Major Limonium Growing Areas in India
- Madhya Pardesh
- Andhra Pardesh
Some Flower Arrangement Ideas of Limonium
Red Rhapsody of Love
Token of Love and Serenity
“Limonium as Bouquet Filler Will Rule Till Eternity”