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Santolina chamaecyparissus

Common Name(s):
Lavender cotton, Santolina
Cultivar(s):
Nana, Pretty Pink, Nana, Nana, Pretty Pink
Categories:
Groundcover, Herbs, Shrubs
Comment:

Good in small areas; good drought toleranceDried arrangement, potpourris; accent plant.Drought and salt spray tolerant; avoid excess fertilization; prune after flowering

Light:
Sun, needs good drainage
Height:
1-2 ft.
Space:
2 to 3 ft.
Hardiness:
Perennial
Foliage:
Alternate, pinnate 0.5 to 1.5 in. leaves; whitish tomentose; aromatic when crushed; silvery gray-green
Flower:
0.5 to 0.7 in. button-shaped yellow heads in summer on new growth
Zones:
6 to 9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; prefers dry, low-fertility soil
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Broad, dense mound; opens and becomes floppy after flowering
Width:
2-4 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate

NCCES plant id: 341

Santolina chamaecyparissus Santolina chamaecyparissus
Santolina chamaecyparissus Santolina chamaecyparissus