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Cistus x purpureus
Orchid Rockrose
Cistus x purpureus
Code: 6885Family: CistaceaeGenus: Cistus
Plant Type:Shrub
Spectacular large blooms of rose-pink have a maroon-red spot on each petal and bloom in early summer. An elegant and underused Mediterranean shrub, it tolerates poor soil, dry banks and maritime conditions.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Fast,Moderate
Size Range: 3-4' tall x 3-4' wide
Cultural Information
Sun Sun
Soil: Average,Rich,Tolerates Poor,Well-drained,Tolerates Dry,Tolerates Sandy,Tolerates Clay,Loam,Tolerates Rocky,Not particular
Water Use: Drought Tolerant,Low
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 8,9,10,11
Cold Hardy to 10° to 20°F
Features and Benefits
Deer Resistant Deer ResistantDrought Tolerant Drought Tolerant
Evergreen EvergreenShowy Flowers Showy Flowers
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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