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.