Lavender Cotton Seeds

$3.25

Santolina chamaecyparissus for miniature gardens, ground cover, dry areas in full sun. Silver grey foliage, bright yellow flowers. Attracts bees & butterflies.
Zone 6-9. Perennial Flower Seeds, Canada.

50 seeds/pkt

In stock

Description

Santolina chamaecyparissus
Santolina chamaecyparissusLavender Cotton
Also known as Grey Santolina

 

Type: Dwarf evergreen sub-shrub, mounding, bushy, aromatic, grey foliage
Bloom: Mid Summer
Flower: 1″ small showy, bright yellow, button like
Height: 1-3′ tall dense mounds x 3′ wide
Light: Full sun
Soil: Dry to medium, average, loose, well drained
P.H: Not particular
Moisture: Low. Occasional once established. Deeply on regular basis for first season. More often in high heat Use: Borders, containers, edging, ground cover, knot garden, miniature garden, massing, rock garden, xeriscape, seaside, dry areas. Grown for it’s foliage
Tolerances: Coastal exposure. Dry, heat, salt, sun. Poor soil. Moderately drought tolerant once established. Deer & rabbit resistant. Attracts butterflies & bees Notes: Shear for more dense growth or prune to shape very late winter or early spring. Avoid heavy soils
Zone: 6-9
Native to Mediterranean

Santolina chamaecyparissus Seed Propagation
Indoors:
Surface sow to moist seedling medium in pots, 4-6 weeks before last frost. Fine sprinkling of vermiculite okay, Needs light to germinate. Maintain 68F & keep moist by bottom feeding for germination 7-21 days. Can plant out after frost or overwinter until following Spring

Outdoors: Transplant recommended. Direct sow after last frost

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