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