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Santolina pinnata neapolitana Lemon Queen - Lemon Queen Lavender Cotton

Santolina pinnata neapolitana Lemon Queen is the old name or just go with Santolina neapolitana Lemon Queen, this is a slow growing plant in our garden making this Santolina much easier to maintain than the other Santolina varieties because of its compact habit and sanquine pace. The Pinnate Lavender Cotton grows to 2 feet tall and wide. The foliage is fragrant. The creamy yellow flowers bloom in the mid to late Spring. Santolina Lemon Queen is drought tolerant once established and grows best in Full Sun. The flowers fade fairly quickly and the plants look better if they are removed. Santolina Lemon Queen is Winter hardy into the single digits. Santolina chamaecyparissusis a great plant for attracting the Painted Lady, Gray Hairstreak, Mournful Duskywing Butterflies.. so is Santolina neapolitana Lemon Queen, you might just add this plant to your butterfly garden

Santolina Lemon Queen

Pale yellow flowers and finely textured grey foliage of Santolina Lemon Queen - Lemon Queen Lavender Cotton. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.