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Scientific name: Santolina chamaecyparissus    san-to-lee-na  ka-mie-sip-pa-ris-is

Common name: Lavender Cotton

Design Characteristics

Height  6-18"
Spread  12-18"
Form  mound
Texture  fine
Flower color  yellow
Leaf color  grey
Time of bloom  August-September

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun
Soil
requirement
 -average
 -well drained
Propagation
method
 stem cuttings
 -spring and summer
USDA Hardiness Zone   6-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   -tip kill in winter (here)
 -does not do well with wet feet
Uses  mid border
Comments  good neutral plant to separate colors in a border