Bicolor Rock Rose

Cistus x cyprius var. ellipticus f. bicolor

Carefree, easy to grow evergreen shrub with large white flowers in summer. Petals are splotched with magenta near the bright yellow centers. Upright and widely sprawling growth habit is ideal for use on dry banks or as an informal divider.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityGrows 3 - 4 ft. tall, spreading 4 - 7 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring to summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Tolerates many soil types, provided it is well drained. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering may be reduced once established. Apply a slow release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Lightly prune after summer flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11

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