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Cistus x dansereaui 'Decumbens'
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common name: Rock Rose, Sun Rose
synonyms: Cistus x lusitanicus 'Decumbens'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Low and spreading evergreen with dark green leaves and small clusters of white flowers with faint yellow and red markings at the base of the petals.
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.