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Cotton Lavender (Santolina chamaecyparissus)


Perennial

Aromatic

Medicinal
Height: 2 - 3 feet
Aspect: Full Sun
Soil Type: Free Draining
Uses: Moth Repellant, Decorative Hedging
Care: Prune after flowering or keep trimmed for a low hedge
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below
Description:

Cotton Lavender (Santolina chamaecyparissus)

Cotton Lavender – Santolina chamaecyparissus

Cotton Lavender – Santolina chamaecyparissus is a hardy evergreen shrub with silver grey aromatic foliage. Yellow button like flowers in Summer.

Santolinas are ideal for clipping into a low border hedge as well as being a specimen plant in the garden. The foliage makes a perfect foil for other plants. It is also a good variety for containers.

Grow in a sunny spot with well drained soil. Prune in March and after flowering in order to encourage compact growth and to keep a neat shape.

Use leaves to deter moths.

£2.50£6.00

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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Height

2 – 3 Foot

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Yellow, Orange, Red

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

No

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary

Scented

Pungent

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

C

Width / Spread

2-3 feet

Pot Size

1.5 Litre potted plant, 10cm (pot width) plant

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