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botanical name:
Cistus 'Snow Fire'
Cistus 'Snow Fire' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Rock Rose
family:  Cistaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.75m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Evergreen shrub, vigorous, broadly rounded habit. White flowers with dark red central blotches and yellow stamens.

cultivation:
Well-drained, light poorish soil in a sunny position. Drought tolerant. Dislike heavy damp conditions and cold winds.
Can be lightly trimmed to maintain shape.

propagation:
By semi-ripe cuttings

other notes:
Raised by Eric Sammons

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