|Shrubby, compact and rounded, with woolly, white shoots that are densely covered with slender, toothed, silvery-gray leaves to 1 1/2 inches long. Flowerheads are 1/2 inch across, bright yellow and borne on slender stems. Santolina is a graceful plant, with an attractive scent that makes a nice addition to any sunny border. Grows to 20" tall and up to 3' wide. Withstands clipping well, and often used as a small hedge around herb gardens. Native to W. and C. Mediterranean. S. chamaecyparissus is also known as S. incana.