Cistus (Rock Rose)

Cistus (Rock Rose)

Retailer: Digging Dog Nursery
$9.25 USD at time of publication Buy from Digging Dog Nursery

Description from Digging Dog Nursery

Including Cistus varieties Silver Pink, Alan Fradd, Natacha, Ann Baker, and Little Gem

This genus from the Mediterranean region fortunately grows exceptionally well in our mild climate. These evergreens are called Rockroses for their conspicuous single papery blooms, resembling wild rose blossoms. Though these last only a day, they arrive in such profusion, carpeting the ground beneath, that one can count on color for 2 or 3 months.

Fast growing and appreciative of well drained sites, they tolerate drought, poor soil, ocean winds, salt spray and even desert heat. Cistus vary from low spreaders to tall, imposing bushes, and are terrific for informal hedging and screens.

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