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Santolina virens

Santolina, Green

Aromatic evergreen with small, yellow button flowers and elegant small fringed leaves. Green santolina compliments the grey santolina as a symetrical design element in a border or knot garden. The strong scent acts as an insect repellant.

Interesting Notes:
Useful as a companion plant to edge the garden and act as an insect repellant.

Growing Tips:
Full sun, drought tolerant. Keep trimmed to hold shape. Deer resistant.

Height: 18-24 Inches

Spread: 12 Inches

USDA Zone: 6-9

Color: Green


  • Edging
  • Great Foliage
  • Border or Bed
  • Evergreen

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)


  • One Earth Edibles

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others