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(Plants) any plant of the evergreen Mediterranean genus Santolina, esp S. chamaecyparissus, grown for its silvery-grey felted foliage: family Asteraceae (composites)
[New Latin, altered from santonica]
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Noun1.santolina - genus of Mediterranean subshrubs with rayless flower headsSantolina - genus of Mediterranean subshrubs with rayless flower heads
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
lavender cotton, Santolina chamaecyparissus - branching aromatic Mediterranean shrub with woolly stems and leaves and yellow flowers
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Santolina can win the Group 2 Cherry Hinton Stakes (3.05) at Newmarket today, writes Nick Deacon.
Create a garden rich in layers using contrasting shapes and textures such as the heavy rosette clumps of furry leaves that are characteristic of Verbascum olympicum, lush mounds of Perovskia 'Blue Spire' that have fine silver-grey stems with the most fantastic violet to blue flower spikes and the finely cut almost white foliage of Santolina chamaecyparissus that adds a beautiful rounded shape to the border.
Low edges of box, lavender and santolina can be used instead of willow hurdles, tiles and bricks or metal hoops.
Many felt Santolina was unlucky when a fast-finishing neck second to In The Woods in the Listed High Havens Empress Stakes over this course and distance on July 1.
Perennial hybrid Verbascum displays vibrant blooms for about a month in early summer, above yellow santolina.
The traditional way to grow herbs is in a formal border with partitions made of dwarf box hedging or bushy herbs like lavender and santolina.
Gosden withdrew Santolina and Paul Cole took Saudia out of race won by British raiders Hula Angel and Crimplene in the last two years.
John Gosden won this in 1990 with Chicarica, who had started off in the Leicester maiden that Santolina took in the middle of last month.
By early summer, the color scheme ignites in the dazzling yellow of blooming santolina. Wispy blades of ornamental grasses make their appearance in early summer and burst forth in feathery pink plumes; by late summer they will dominate.
Cashmans: 3/1 Crystal Music; 9/2 Toroca; 11/2 Karasta; 6/1 Cool Climate; 12/1 Scarlet Velvet, Sequoyah; 14/1 Rebelline; 16/1 Mala Mala, Softly Tread; 20/1 Dance Till Dawn, Imagine, Katherine Seymour, Speirbhean, Santolina; 33/1 Bar.
The 14-1 shot made all under a power-packed display from George Duffield to beat Santolina a neck.
Plants that grow here include daylilies, verbena, crape myrtle, dwarf windmill palms, lavender, and santolina. For improved drainage, a rock-lined stream bed replaced the grassy hollow.