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Cotton Lavender

Santolina chamaecyparissus

Also known as

French Lavender, Ground Cypress

Santolina chamaecyparissus by User:Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

1m

10cm

Min

50cm

7 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Cotton Lavender

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Santolina chamaecyparissus flowers
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A photo of Cotton Lavender
A photo of Cotton Lavender

Cotton Lavender Overview

Santolina chamaecyparissus is a dwarf, evergreen shrub species that produces narrow, woolly, silver-coloured and finely divided foliage. Flowers are borne on long stems, they are bright yellow, button-like and measure approximately 2cm wide.

How to propagate Cotton Lavender

Seed

Cuttings

Semi-hardwood cuttings.

Special features of Cotton Lavender

Ground cover

Attractive flowers