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Creticus Subsp. Incanus | Shrub | Cistus | Garden Beauty
 

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Cistus creticus subsp. incanus

creticus subsp. incanus
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At a Glance

- Cistus creticus
- Masses of pink flowers all Summer long
- attractive evergreen foliage
- forms a dense mound
- easy to grow
- drought tolerant

Plant Information

Cistus creticus, commonly known as Rock Rose is a compact evergreen Shrub. Pale mauve-pink flowers saucer shaped flowers with 5 petals, each flower lasts just a day but many new flowers open every day through Summer with strong upright growth and silvery grey leaves

Cistus creticus is 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: creticus subsp. incanus
Category: Shrub
Reference: ciscsi

Height & Spread: 1 x 1m
Flower Colour: Pink
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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