CISTUS x argenteus 'Silver Pink'

Commonly known as Rock rose

Peach pink, very hardy
Further Reading....
  • 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.

CISTUS x argenteus 'Silver Pink'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Drought tolerant and easy maintenance. Pinch back young plants after flowering to promote a bushy habit. Replace old, leggy plants as they do not respond to pruningWildlife 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
    Suitable for open site, slightly back from the sea
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • 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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