Geographical origins: Asia, Northern America and Central Europe.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 1 m, width up to 50 cm.
Type of soil: Dry and poor, sandy.
Hardiness: Hardy to -15°C, withstands sea spray and salty soils.
Site: Full sun.
Plantation density: 4 / m².
Properties and uses:
The Sea Lyme Grass has beautiful sea-green foliage. Its spiky blossom takes places from June to August.
The Sea Lyme Grass will thrive in dry rockeries, mixed with Sea Orachs, Pheasant Grass, Feather Grass, and other lavenders.
It is also a good ground covering plant (4/m²) used to stabilize the sandy soil of the coastal areas.
In France, the Sea Lyme Grass is protected at the national level, in list 1.