Santolina 'Edward Bowles'

Common name(s): Edward Bowles santolina

Description: evergreen shrub; a 20th century selection by Hillier and Sons of England named for the famous British horticulturist Edward Augustus Bowles. Gray-green foliage and cream white flowers in summer.

Height: to 2 ft. Spread: to 3 ft.

Position: full sun and well-draining soil

Uses: sachets to repel fleas/insects, potpourri, dried bouquets, ornamental- low hedges

Winter Hardiness: to 0 F and below

Drought: Adapted to 4 months of summer drought

Notes: most likely a form of Santolina neapolitana