Cistus 'Sunset'/Sunset Rockrose, Rockrose

Cistus 'Sunset' / Cistus 'Sunset'
Silvery-gray foliage
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Silvery-gray foliage

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Scientific Name: Cistus 'Sunset'
Common Name: Sunset Rockrose, Rockrose
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Pink, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: This is an excellent ground cover in the warm regions of the country. It produces silvery-gray foliage and rosy-pink flowers. Reported to be a good choice for rock gardens because of its drought tolerance. Remove old growth to keep planting vigorous.