Santolina chamaecyparissus 'Pretty Carroll'

Common name(s): cotton lavender

Description: evergreen shrub; a selection from Carroll Gardens of Westminster, Maryland. More compact growth than the standard forms of S. chamaecyparissus. Feathery, gray foliage and mustard yellow button 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