Definition of sea lavender in English:

sea lavender


  • A chiefly maritime plant with small pink or lilac funnel-shaped flowers. Several kinds are cultivated and some are used as everlasting flowers.

    Genus Limonium (formerly Statice), family Plumbaginaceae

    ‘On the coast, saltmarshes are covered with sea lavender.’
    • ‘I planted the pen with sea lavender (Statice), which is available in nurseries here.’
    • ‘Higher up you will find others such as Sea Purslane, Sea Aster and Sea Lavender; the latter two have vivid mauve flowers.’


sea lavender

/sē ˈlavəndər/ /si ˈlævəndər/