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Friday, November 7, 2008

Santolina-Lavender Cotton

Propagating Santolina or Lavender Cotton can be done in the fall by digging up the rhizomes that spread out from the parent plant or by layering, as long as the soil has ample moisture. Santolina is a herb that is a scented evergreen in warmer zones, but is not tolerant of humidity. To Zone 5. It will thrive either in full sun to partial shade and is tolerant of dry sandy soils and is deer resistant. It will bloom from May-September, reaches a height of 12"-18", and has yellow blooms that butterflies are attracted to.

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