Nowadays, the flora of the Canary islands consists of about two thousand species, five hundred and twenty of which are to be considered endemic, and about five hundred that are rare or becoming extinct. Many of these species are genuses or sub-genuses that are impossible to find outside the Canary Islands.
Throughout history the flora of the Canary Islands has captured the interest of botanic specialists from all over the world. The Canarian flora is unique in the world because most of these species became already extinct in the other areas of origin during the Ice Age.
Limonium arborescens is a species of sea lavender known by the common name tree limonium and siempreviva. It is the most ornamental in the genus and it is endemic to the islands of Tenerife and La Palma, the Canary Islands. This shrub grows in cliffs and shady rocky slopes, on sites with some accumulation of humic soil.
Elegant shrub with architectural shape. Regularly arranged pinnate leaves, show colouful petioles. Flushes of new leaves are bright red. This Canarian native grows wild at mid-low elevation, in mediterranean-like conditions. It is easy to grow and can be watered througout the year, as it is evergreen.
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