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botanical name:
Cistus x pulverulentus 'Sunset'
Cistus x pulverulentus 'Sunset' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Sun Rose, Rock Rose
synonyms:  Cistus 'Sunset', Cistus crispus 'Sunset'
family:  Cistaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.60m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Compact, spreading evergreen with upright shoots and narrow, lance-shaped, slightly wavy-edged, dark green leaves. Rose-pink flowers with yellow centres in summer.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
From cuttings, taken in autumn.

other notes:
Hybrid of C. albidus x C. crispus

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