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botanical name:
Helianthemum 'Ruth'
Helianthemum 'Ruth' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Rock rose, Sun rose
family:  Cistaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, semi-evergreen
height: 0.20m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Low spreading small shrub. Large orange-red flowers, suffused yellow at the centres and with yellow stamens. Grey-green foliage.

cultivation:
Very well drained, poorish soil in full sun. Drought tolerant.
Trim after flowering.

propagation:
By softwood cuttings in late spring or early summer

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