Santolina chamaecyparissus ssp. tomentosa
    Code: 296A-A7
    SKU: Lot A4 - 100 seeds
    Price: $2.99
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    Lavender Cotton or Gray Santolina (san-toh-LEE-nuh: kam-ee-ky-par-ISS-us) Asteraceae:

    Softer yellow colored flowers and shorter than the normal species. With silver-gray colored, compact foliage. Very drought tolerant, grow in full sun in well draining soils, in zone 9 will take some shade. Rich and moist soils can cause plants to over grow and flop - trim back in late spring. More or less evergreen shrubby plants with balls of yellow flowers, growing 8 inches tall. An attractive formal looking plant.

    Zones 6-9

    Surface sow the seeds and use 40-60F with germination spread-out over many months. Keep moist but use well draining medium and do not water log. Keep seed trays for 2 years to make sure all the seeds germinate.

    100 seeds

    Santolina rosmarinifolia
      Code: 299A-A3
      SKU: Lot A3 - 100 seeds
      Price: $2.45
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      Green Lavender Cotton or Green Santolina (san-toh-LEE-nuh:rose-ma-ree-nee-FOH-lee-uh) Asteraceae

      Plants are evergreen sub-shrubs that grow up to 2 feet tall and three feet wide. Blooms July to Sept. Leaves & shoots covered with cottony down. They have small, soft yellow colored flowers clustered into rounded heads. Green colored, rosemary like foliage, plants can be cut and shaped into hedges. Blooms early summer and are drought and heat tolerant. Use in the backs of sunny borders or large rockery. Grow in full sun in lien soils that drain very well.

      Zones (6)7-10

      Native from S.W. Europe, were it is found growing on dry rocky or sandy soils. Surface sow the seeds and use 40-60F with germination spread-out over many months. Keep moist but use well draining medium and do not water log. Keep seed trays for 2 years to make sure all the seeds germinate. A number of the seeds will germinate within the first month or so. germination spread-out over many months.

      100+ seeds