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Cistus x argenteus 'Silver Pink'
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common name: Sun Rose, Rock Rose
synonyms: Cistus 'Silver Pink'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
A good form with greyish leaves and attractive pale pink flowers with white centres. Extremely free flowering, in June and July.
Best in poor to moderately fertile, very well drained, gritty soil in full sun. In cool climate areas, provide a position sheltered from cold winds and hard frosts. Drought tolerant.
Can be short lived and best replaced when growth becomes leggy.
From cuttings, taken in autumn.
Plants sold under this name are quite often incorrectly named and are some other pink-flowered variety such as Cistus 'Grayswood Pink'.