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Cotton lavender

Santolina magonica

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

20cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Cotton lavender Overview

These are small, aromatic frost-hardy evergreens, consisting of about 18 shrub species, which are grown for their scented, usually silvery grey foliage and dainty, button-like, yellow flowerheads.

How to propagate Cotton lavender

Cuttings

Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer..

Other uses of Cotton lavender

Grown for their aromatic foliage and their button-like flower heads on long stems. Ground cover. Suitable for coastal conditions.