Santolina Details


  • Also Known As: Lavender Cotton
  • Botanical Name: Santolina sp.
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Border - Edge, Container, Deer Resistant, Rock Garden, Salt Tolerant
  • Ornamental Value: Yellow
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value: Butterflies
  • Season: Summer
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Mounding
  • Plant Spread: 2'
  • Plant Height: 1'


S. incana has silver foliage with half-inch button-like flowers. S. virens has green foliage. Requires excellent drainage. Very heat- and drought-tolerant.

Perennial Care Guide

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