Wild and woolly, Santolina is very easy to grow. Very fragrant foliage and gold button flowers. Traditionally used in knot gardens.
To height of 2′
Perennial in zones 6-11
Use the gel from leaves as a soothing skin remedy- put on cuts, burns, scrapes, and stings. For bad sunburns, cut aloe leaves lengthwise and place on affected area. Aloe Vera juice is a popular remedy for a number of ailments. Becoming more popular in cooking, particularly with molecular gastronomists for its gelling properties.
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