Statice is a small purple flower that just happens to look like limonium perezii. Limonium perezii is a small purple flower that shares more than a passing resemblance to statice. Sometimes, limonium perezii is known as 'statice'. Statice, however, is never known as 'limonium perezii'.
If limonium perezii had a status update on Facebook, that status would read: "Anxiety". That's right. It would have statice anxiety.
Pictured: limonium perezii in a typical state of existential angst.