Santolina etrusca

Common name(s): Etruscan santolina

Description: evergreen shrub; a vigorous species endemic to Italy. Feathery, green foliage and cream yellow flowers in summer. Thrives in dry areas with sparse nutrients.

Height: to 2 ft. Spread: to 2 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