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Santolina virens 'Lemon Fizz'

Chartreuse mounds of fragrant evergreen foliage provide sizzling color year-round, topped with bright yellow flowers in summer. Compact, rounded habit is perfect for edging pathways, borders and herb gardens. Plant en masse for a colorful, drought tolerant groundcover.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationsan-tow-LEEN-ah VY-renz
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 12 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorChartreuse
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsThrift (Armeria); Pinks (Dianthus); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Sedum (Sedum)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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