Definition of santolina in English:


Line breaks: san¦to|lina
Pronunciation: /ˌsantəˈliːnə


  • A plant of the genus Santolina in the daisy family, especially (in gardening) cotton lavender.
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    • Take heel cuttings from ceanothus, penstemons, lavenders, santolinas and philadelphus.
    • These include cistus, phlomis, lavenders, rosemary, myrtle, santolinas and artemesias.
    • Don't forget to factor white and blue into your planting scheme; both do a great job of cooling off and separating drifts of hot-colored plants, as do gray-foliaged plants such as santolina, artemisia, and dusty miller.


modern Latin, perhaps an alteration of santonica.

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