Green Lavender Cotton
|Description||A tidy, neat mound with attractive, bright green, fragrant foliage and a showy display of gold button flowers on wiry stems. An effective groundcover or edging for walks or borders. Good foreground for an herb garden. Heat and drought tolerant. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall and slightly wider.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Design Ideas||Use as a divider in the garden, as an edger along a path or in front of a shrub border. An essential of knot gardens. Drought resistance is ideal for xersicape planting in beds and borders. Add to Mediterranean style landscapes both in ground and in pots. Cute in aged terra cotta sheared into neat forms.|
|Companion Plants||Shrub Rose (Rosa); Catmint (Nepeta); Verbena (Verbena); Lavender (Lavandula); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)|
|Care||Thrives in loose, soils with excellent drainage; avoid overly wet soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer in spring. Prune annually after flowering for a tidy, compact appearance.|
|Lore||This species and its cousin, S. chamaecyparissuswere cultivated in France as a pantry insect repellent.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.