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Green santolina + cvs

Santolina pinnata

Description

The green lavender cotton small mounding shrub to 2 1/2 ft. high and as wide. Dense foliage is comprised of pinnately divided leaves with a waxy covering that produces a pale green appearance. Creamy-white flowers occur in spring for an attractive display.

Native to Italy, this species is similar to other lavender cottons that grow well in full sun, on well-drained soils and with low amounts of supplemental water. It is good for rock gardens, borders and mixed with other Mediterranean shrubs and perennials. It become leggy after several years of growth and can be trimmed to maintain good size and character.

Plant Type: Shrub
Foliage Character: Evergreen
Habit: Mounding, Dense
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage Color: Pale green
Flower Color: White
Flower Season: Spring
Soil Adaptations: Well-draining soil
Exposure Adaptations: Wind, Heat, Drought, Cold hardy, Aridity, All day sun
Function: Small spaces, Rock gardens, Residential spaces, Raised planters, Grouped, Foliage accent plant, Flowering accent plant, Commercial spaces, Borders, Banks, Background plant
Height: 30 in.
Width: 30 in.

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