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Cotton Lavender

Santolina rosmarinifolia

Also known as

Holy Flax, Green lavender cotton, Holy flax

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

1m

40cm

Min

75cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Cotton Lavender Overview

This perennial species is grown for its aromatic foliage and small, button-shaped flowers. The leaves are evergreen and will appear on long stems in late summer.

How to propagate Cotton Lavender

Cuttings

You can propagate from semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Special features of Cotton Lavender

Ground cover

Other uses of Cotton Lavender

Foliage, fragrance, border, ground cover, walls and rock garden. Suitable for coastal conditions.