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CISTUS x argenteus 'Silver Pink'

Commonly known as Rock rose

Peach pink, very hardy
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Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020 - These plants are not available until September/October 2019
£14.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £12.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020
  • Evergreen - silvery-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - peachy pink
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - neat mound-forming habit
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - sheltered site.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - drought tolerant and easy maintenance. Pinch back young plants after flowering to promote a bushy habit. Wildlife plant - insects, butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - southwestern Europe, northern Africa.
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped - - 5-6cm (2-2½in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Pruning group 6 - Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - - generally lime tolerant, but can become chlorotic on chalky soils.
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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