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Product description

LATIN NAME: Santolina chamaecyparissus
COMMON NAME: Levantine gray
CATEGORY: Aromatic – Medicinal plants & herbs, Plants for terrace gardens
FLOWERING: May – September

Gray Levantine (Santolina chamaecyparissus) is a bristly, evergreen shrub, with gray-silver, aromatic, delicate foliage and dense flowering with small, yellow flowers. Its leaves and flowers are collected, and it is used as a decoction to expel intestinal parasites, for air freshener and insect repellent and also in perfumery. The aforementioned beneficial properties of Levantine do not replace any medication or medical advice, and in any case your doctor and pharmacist should be informed before taking it.

Levantine Grey:
Prefers sunny positions and barren, stony soils with good drainage. It has resistance to low and high temperatures and has no special climatic requirements.
It is used in low, gray borders and in rock gardens. In groups for ground cover or with other aromatic plants. It is suitable for planting in coastal areas.