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Cistus salviifolius ‘prostratus’

$8.00

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Sage-leaf rockrose

A low spreading evergreen shrub with a profusion of snow white flowers with golden stamens. Flowers smother the plant in succession from spring to early summer.

  • 1 liter pot

15 in stock

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Description

Common name: rockrose, sageleaf rockrose

Cistus are native to the dry rocky areas of the Mediterranean. A good indicator of there toughness, as long as the soil is free-draining. A plant that thrives on neglect while still looking beautiful.

Some of the taller varieties will benefit from a prune but otherwise maintain good form with little maintenance if in full sun. Ideal plants for rock gardens, gravel gardens, and stony soils. All cistus are evergreen.

C.salviifolius ‘prostratus’ is a low spreading shrub with a profusion of snow white flowers with golden stamens. Flowers smother the plant in succession from spring to early summer.

  • 30-60 x 180-240 cms
  • Full sun
  • Free-draining soils
  • 1 liter pot