PlantsRockroses→Rock Rose (Cistus x incanus 'Sunset')

Botanical names:
Cistus x incanus Accepted
Cistus x pulverulentus Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 6 - 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Bright magenta-pink.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM


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