Santolina incana 'Nana' is a semi-woody evergreen perennial with silvery-gray, fragrant foliage and a compact, globe-like growth habit. Half-inch, yellow button flowers bloom in early summer. Commonly called Lavender Cotton, Santolina incana 'Nana' is nice for outlining knot gardens or edging walkways. Plants should be pruned after blooming and pinched frequently to maintain their shape.
Santolina incana 'Nana' is also known as Santolina chamaecyparissus var. nana.
Santolina incana 'Nana' prefers full sun and dry to average soil that is well-drained. It is tolerant of drought and coastal conditions. Plants are very pest resistant, but do not like humidity, which encourages fungal diseases.