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Santolina virens

Green Santolina
Scientific NameSantolina virens
Common NameGreen Santolina
FamilyAsteraceae
HabitEvergreen Groundcover, shrubs
Growth FormModerate growth rate. Alternate 2″ green leaves.
Compact, round mound; opens and becomes floppy after flowering.
Mature SizeHeight: 1-2′ Width: 2-4′
FlowersButton-shaped yellow heads in summer. 0.5-0.7″ flowers.
HardinessZones 6-9
Sun RequirementsFull Sun
Water RequirementsDrought tolerant. Becomes loose and open if frequently watered.
Soil RequirementsPrefers dry, low-fertility soil
Other InfoNative to Southern Europe. Rock Gardens, Planters;
drought and salt spray tolerant; a
void excess fertilization;
prune after flowering.
Additional PhotosGreen Santolina