Common Names: green smoke
syn. Santolina Virens
Type: Evergreen shrub
Size: 2 ft. high, 4 ft. wide.
Flowers: Bright yellow fragrant flowers, summer; slender green fragrant leaves.
Uses: Borders, ground cover, slopes, hedge, in heat. Fire resistive.
Wildlife: Deer resistant.
Sun: Full sun to some shade.
Pruning: Pruned back severely in late winter or spring to keep it from getting too leggy, woody or splitting apart. Can be pruned to formal shapes.
Pests & Diseases: Properly located (sun, soil, water), it has no serious pest or disease problems.
Notes: Hardy to -10° F.