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Santolina Chamaecyparissus - Coton Lavender

Santolina Chamaecyparissus - Coton Lavender

Type Shrub, Ground cover, Container-friendly, Evergreen
Size Low Border (up to 50cm height)
Form Spreading
Colours Silver Foliage, Yellow Flowers (Summer)
Care Some maintenance required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Fast growing

This low growing silver / gray shrub - with its feathered aromatic foliage - is well suited to clipping and growing in the herb garden as a low hedge, alternatively plant it in a mixed border.

Cultivation tips: Santolina flourishes in well drained soils of any kind - tolerating very draughty soils as well as chalk. It prefers a south facing sunny location. Dwarf form 'nana' is ideal for rock gardens.
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