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Cistus monspeliensis

Montpelier rock rose

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Key information

Plant type

Evergreen shrub

Flower colour

White

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by bbc.co.uk/gardening

Plant details

An attractive and fairly hardy little shrub with narrow, sticky, dark green leaves, and a succession of clusters of pure white flowers with a centre boss of yellow stamens in summer.

Family: Cistaceae

Genus: Cistus

Species: monspeliensis

Plant type: Evergreen shrub

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Dry, Moist, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 100cm

Spread: 150cm

Time to take cuttings: June to August


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