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Cistus x dansereaui Decumbens

x dansereaui Decumbens
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At a Glance

- Cistus Decumbens
- White flowers with crimson markings all Summer long
- evergreen shrub
- deep green foliage
- mound forming
- drought tolerant

Plant Information

Cistus Decumbens, commonly known as Rock Rose is a small spreading evergreen. Saucer shaped white flowers with crimson blotches with 5 petals. Each flower lasts just a day but many new flowers open every day through Summer.

Cistus Decumbens makes an excellent shrub for a sunny mixed border. Requires little maintenance but can be trimmed lightly each year to retain shape - do not cut hard as this may damage or kill the plant. Best in a well drained soil in full sun to light shade


Genus: Cistus
Variety: x dansereaui Decumbens
Category: Shrub

Height & Spread: 1 x 1m
Flower Colour: white
Foliage: Evergreen
Soil Type: best in poorer well drained soils
Aspect: full Sun
Season of Interest: Summer

Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions

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