Santolina's buttonlike flowers sit atop aromatic foliage. See more pictures of perennial flowers.

Santolina, or lavender cotton, is a great choice for edging, clipping, or container gardening. It loves the sun and is quite

easy to care for.

Tiny, needlelike leaves heavily covered with silvery-white felt make this plant a popular choice for its looks alone. Additionally,

bright yellow, buttonlike flowers crown the aromatic foliage in summer.

Santolina Quick Facts:

Scientific Name: Santolina chamaecyparissus

Common Name: Santolina

Type of Plant: Perennial

Growing Zones for Santolina: Hardy to zone 6

Growing Conditions for Santolina: Full sun

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