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Cistus x crispatus 'Warley Rose'
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shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
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: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Small, dense evergreen making a low spreading mound. with deeply veined and wavy edged, grey-green leaves. Pink flowers in summer, about 6.5cm across, with crumpled petals and yellow stamens. Good, vigorous hybrid.
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.
Hybrid of Cistus creticus x Cistus crispus
Named after Warley Place, the home of Miss Ellen Willmott.