Rock Rose

Cistus x canescens

SKU
05041
This wonderful evergreen shrub, native to the Mediterranean, offers attractive silver leaves, an upright barrel-shaped habit, and many sparkling pink flowers.
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6-9

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Once established, needs only occasional water.

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Average Size at MaturityUp to 2 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional water.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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