Santolina – Green
Santolina rosmarinifolia

Zone: 6-9
Height: 18 - 24"

General: Dense, fine-textured mound of dark green, aromatic foliage and stems of clustered tiny yellow blooms. Traditional low hedge or edging plant. Drought tolerant, once established.

Medicinal Uses: The growing plant repels various insect pests, especially cabbage moths. The dried leaves are used in potpourri. An essential oil from the leaves is used in perfumery, and oil can also be obtained from the flowers. It has even been used, in dried form as a blend in herbal tobaccos. It can even be used to make a relaxing and soothing foot bath.

Ornamental Uses: A neat rounded, aromatic, evergreen shrub. The leaves are a deep green, narrow, and are pinnately divided into segments. The plant produces pale, yellow, rounded composite flowers.

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