- Cistus Sunset - Large cerise pink flowers all Summer long - mound forming shrub - easy to grow - thrives in full Sun - drought tolerant
Cistus Sunset, commonly known as Rock Rose is a small evergreen shrub with pale green lightly hairy leaves and large cerise saucer shaped flowers with 5 petals. Each flower lasts just a day but many new flowers open every day through Summer.
Cistus Sunset 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 pulverulentus Sunset Category: Shrub Reference: cispsu
Height & Spread: 60cm 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