shrub, groundcover

Santolina chamaecyparis | Lavender Cotton

Lavender Cotton is a reliable small shrub or groundcover that lends its silvery gray leaves as bright contrast to green-foliaged plants. Its leaves are aromatic. Plantings are easy to control; keep neat by trimming away spent flower stems. Canopy coverage: 13 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -10F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 2 feet high

Width: 4 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring, summer

Wildlife: hummingbirds, butterflies