Flower NameLavender cotton
Formal NameSantlina chamaecyparissus
AliasSantlina, 綿杉菊, Lavender cotton
HabitatSouthern Europe's Mediterranean coast
Morphcold-resistant evergreen shrub
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering placeBotanic garden Garden Pot flower
SeasonMay Jun Jul Aug Sep
Height30 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter1 ~ 2