Physostegia vs. Variegata
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
- Wildlife Friendly
- Suitable for cut flowers
Upright clumps of lance shaped leaves which are variegated with white and pale green. During the Summer, spikes of neatly arranged soft pink, tubular flowers appear. Slower to spread than other varieties-forms a nice clump. Rich, moist soil-can be planted near a stream or pond.
Santolina chamaecyparissus Lambrook Silver (Cotton Lavender)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
Tall, evergreen shrub with bright, dense, aromatic, soft grey, finely divided leaves and stems. Yellow flowers. July to August. Ht.75cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil. Drought tolerant. Good for hedging and for mothballs.
Santolina rosmarinifolia Lemon Fizz (Cotton Lavender)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August
Compact, evergreen shrub with aromatic, bright yellow foliage. Yellow button-like flowers appear in late spring to summer. Ht.0.5mt.(1.5ft.). Grow in full sun or part shade and well-drained soil. Good for front of borders. Best sheltered from extreme cold.