Often called "Lavender Cotton" it really is not a lavender at all. It's gray santolina, also available in green, and is great for training and trimming in pot as Xmas tree, or for lining walkway. The grey is perfect for outlining path of walk at night as foliage reflects moonlight and aids in navigating.
Rivina humilis (Pigeonberry) | NPIN Deciduous Groundcover--birds like GROWING CONDITIONS Water Use: Medium Light Requirement: Part Shade Soil Moisture: Moist Soil Description: Moist and well-drained sand, sandy loam, loam, clay, and calcareous soils. Conditions Comments: Prefers light shade and moist but well drained soil. Without supplemental water in summer, it may go dormant.