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Limonium thouinii is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.20 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Europe - Mediterranean.
Dry places near the sea[
Requires a well drained soil and a sunny position, succeeding on dry soils[
This species is not very hardy in Britain, it normally requires the protection of a cold greenhouse but can succeed outdoors in areas where the winter temperature does not often fall below -5°c[
Leaves - raw[
Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Division in spring. Very difficult[