Lavender Cotton

Santolina chamaecyparissus

Lavender Cotton  - Santolina chamaecyparissus

Lavender Cotton

Santolina chamaecyparissus

Lavender Cotton is great for English cottage, country, ranch, Southwestern, Mediterranean style gardens. Drought tolerant and fire resistant.  Foliage is a beautiful light gray color with finely textured leaves.  If not planted in well-drained soils, plant will get root rot.  However, Santolia prefers dry sandy soil and will not thive as well in rich composted soil.  Plant is typically short-lived and is often used as an annual. Can be considered delicate. 

Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Full Sun (6+ Hours Of Direct Sunlight)

Water Needs: Low/moderate

Bloom Season: Summer

Mature Height: 1-2'

Mature Width: 1-2'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Woodland Garden, Southwestern Garden, Mediterranean & Tuscan Garden, English & Cottage Garden

Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

We deliver to Southern California including Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Riverside County, Imperial County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and neighboring areas.

List of delivery zones and rates.
Delivery Zone Delivery Rate
Zone 1 $69.00
Zone 2 $89.00
Zone 3 $109.00
Zone 4 $139.00
Zone 5 $179.00
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