SANTOLINA chamaecyparissus

Commonly known as Cotton lavender

Fine silver foliage, yellow flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Slender, narrowly oblong, toothed leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
  • Yellow
    Bright yellow
  • Height
    50cm (20in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Compact, rounded shrub producing white-woolly young shoots. Produces flowerheads to 1cm (½in) across on slender stems.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun

SANTOLINA chamaecyparissus

 
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  • Additional Features
    Medicinal properties
    Dried flowers and leaves are used to allay pain from insect bites
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Central Mediterranean
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

    RHS group 10
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
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