SANTOLINA chamaecyparissus ssp. tomentosa

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SANTOLINA chamaecyparissus ssp. tomentosa

Cotton Lavender
(villosa, tomentosa)
Select Item No. SO124

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: South France: dry walls, macchia.
Special Features: Pale yellow flowering, compact habit, clearly silver foliage. Very aromatic.
Historical: Traditional use as aromatic plant against insects.
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: pale yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z8
Foliage: silver, pinnatisect
Growth Habit: compact / bushy / richly branched / evergreen / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / average
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.33333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut back 1-2 times; once at transplanting; once again 4 weeks later to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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