Plant Care Carolina Sea Lavender

Carolina Sea Lavender

About Carolina Sea Lavender

Carolina Sea Lavender is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Carolina Sea Lavender likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Carolina Sea Lavender belongs to the Limonium genus, and is native to Eastern Canada, East coast of the United States, and Mexico.


Limonium carolinianum

Also known as

Carolina sealavender, canker root, ink root, marsh root, lavender thrift, American thrift and seaside thrift

How to care for Carolina Sea Lavender


How often to water your Carolina Sea Lavender

Water needs for Carolina Sea Lavender
0.5 cups
every 9

Carolina Sea Lavender needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Carolina Sea Lavender in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Carolina Sea Lavender: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Carolina Sea Lavender love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Carolina Sea Lavender does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Carolina Sea Lavender in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Carolina Sea Lavender

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Carolina Sea Lavender: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Carolina Sea Lavender after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Carolina Sea Lavender is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Carolina Sea Lavender

Carolina Sea Lavender

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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