Lavender cotton

Santlina chamaecyparissus

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  • Lavender cotton
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  • Lavender cotton
  • Lavender cotton
  • Lavender cotton
  • Flower name
    Lavender cotton
  • Scientific name
    Santlina chamaecyparissus
  • Aliasワタスギギク, Santlina, 綿杉菊, Lavender cotton
  • Place of originSouthern Europe's Mediterranean coast
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September

What is Lavender cotton

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.


  • Order
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteracea
  • Genus
    Santolina
  • Species
    S. chamaecyparissus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Feather shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type cold-resistant evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsYellow Silver
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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