Flower Database

Lavender cotton

Basic information
Flower Name
Lavender cotton
Formal Name
Santlina chamaecyparissus
Alias
Santlina, 綿杉菊, Lavender cotton
Habitat
Southern Europe's Mediterranean coast
Morph
cold-resistant evergreen shrub
Comment
Lavender cotton (sciencific name:Santlina chamaecyparissus) is a cold-resistant evergreen shrub of the family Asteraceae. Cedar leaves with silver gray hair grow densely are popular. From early summer to autumn, small yellow round flowers are bloom sparsely.
General name:Santlina, Scientific name: Santlina chamaecyparissus, aka: Watasugi giku (cotton cedar chrysanthemum), lavender cotton, origin: Southern European Mediterranean coast, Living type: cold tolerance evergreen shrub, tree height: 30 to 50 cm, leaf color: grayish gray, leaf shape: cedaroid, flower color: yellow, flower shape: spherical tubular flower only, no tongue flowers, Flower season: May to September, flower diameter: 1 to 2 cm, use: flower bed, potted plant, dried insecticide.
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Asteracea
Genus
Santolina
Species
S. chamaecyparissus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
Tubular
Leaf type
Pinnate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Botanic garden Garden Pot flower
Color
Yellow
Season
May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Height
30  ~ 50  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 2