Santolina Ericoides

Lavender Cotton

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12" (Plant 12" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Yellow / Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

A fragrant mound of deepest green. Santolina have lemon-drop-sized yellow flowers that dance on wiry stems above pleasing foliage. Thrives on heat and does well even in poor soils. Shear after flowering.

The pleasant aromatic foliage can be placed in a dresser drawer or linen closet to provide a soothing scent and will also deter moths.

Features to Note:

  • Fragrant
  • Evergreen
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies

Santolina General Information:

Santolina are pleasantly aromatic. Pleasing button-shaped flowers in summer. Drought tolerant once established, Likes full sun and good drainage.

Santolina Plant Care:

Low maintenance. Prefers poor to moderately fertile well drained soil. For compact plants, shear to 6 in spring. Not fond of humid conditions. Benefits from winter mulch north of zone 6. Spent flower stalks can be sheared back to give a more tidy appearance.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: SAER