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Cistus 'Silver Pink'

Rock rose

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Key information

Plant type

Evergreen shrub

Flower colour

Pink

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Neil Holmes, copyright GAP Photos (39152)

Plant details

Rock roses enjoy well-drained soil in a sunny spot, making them perfect for Mediterranean-style plantings and gravel gardens. Each flower only lasts a day but they are produced in such profusion that the plant is rarely without colour throughout the summer. 'Silver Pink' is an attractive variety whose silvery pink blooms show up beautiuflly against the dark green foliage.

Family: Cistaceae

Genus: Cistus

Cultivar: Silver Pink

Plant type: Evergreen shrub

Flower colour: Pink

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

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

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 75cm

Spread: 90cm

Time to take cuttings: June to August


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