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Cotton lavender - Santolina chamaecyparissus (3 Ltr)

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GLG21209
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Plant Santolina chamaecyparissus, or cotton lavender, in your border for its year-round, slightly fragrant silver foliage and yellow button flowers in the summer.

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  • A hardy evergreen plant
  • Easy to care for
  • Enjoys full sun
  • Moist well-drained soils
  • Flowering in July and August
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Plant Santolina chamaecyparissus, or cotton lavender, in your border for its year-round, slightly fragrant silver foliage and yellow button flowers in the summer.

This drought-resistant, hardy evergreen shrub is easy to grow, thriving in full sun and in well-drained soil. Reaching its mature 50cm x 150cm height and spread in around 5 years, you can hard prune this plant if it become straggly.

The lovely silver stems and leaves will provide a cool contrast to highlight your garden colour scheme.

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Short name Cotton lavender (3 Ltr)
Sub title Santolina chamaecyparissus
Aspect Sun
Brand Great Little Garden
British Grown Yes
Drainage Any
Drought Resistance Yes
Ease of Care Easy
Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
Exposure Any
Flowering Period Summer
Flower Colour Yellow
Foliage colour Silver
Fragrance Slight
Habit Bushy
Hardiness Hardy
Maturity time 5 years
pH Any
Plant Size 3 litre pot
Plant Type Shrub
Height & Spread 50cm x 150cm
Pot size (Litres) 3L
Rate of growth Medium
Required maintenance Feed in spring with a suitable fertiliser. Keep moist in first year. Hard prune to old wood when shrub becomes straggly.
Season of Interest Summer
Soil Type Well drained
Sun or Shade Full Sun
Water Requirements None
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