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Santolina chamaecyparissus, Lavender Cotton

Santolina chamaecyparissus

Lavender Cotton
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Spain and Morocco
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterDry conditionsOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Ligneous, odorous stems. Leaves profoundly divided, with round lobes, sometimes cotton-like , sometimes glabrous. Yellow flowers in globular heads, with long peduncles, consisting only of tubular flowers, very fragrant. The Lavender cotton is used as edging or ground cover. Low water usage when established, water every couple of weeks in summer. Needs good drainage. Propagation: Seeds, cuttings in summer.


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Santolina chamaecyparissus, Lavender Cotton
Santolina chamaecyparissus, Lavender Cotton
Santolina chamaecyparissus, Lavender Cotton
Santolina chamaecyparissus, Lavender Cotton


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