Family: Asteraceae

Scientific Name: Santolina chamaecyparissus

Common Name: Lavender Cotton

DescriptionGrown for its evergreen gray foliage color. Although often listed as hardy to zone #5, I have had a hard time overwintering this plant.
Pronunciation(san-toe-LEE-nah) (kam-ah-sip-ar-ISS-us)
Plant TypeAll Plants, Perennial Tender
Hardiness Zone(5-)6-8
Moistureaverage, doesn't like high humidity
Soil & Sitemust be well drained
Flowersyellow, globular
Leavesgray-green aromatic evergreen foliage
Maintenancebecomes woody, shear back
Propagationcuttings, seeds have had very irregular germination for me
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