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© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Rock rose, Sun rose
shrub, evergreen, semi-evergreen
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Low spreading small shrub. Large orange-red flowers, suffused yellow at the centres and with yellow stamens. Grey-green foliage.
Very well drained, poorish soil in full sun. Drought tolerant.
Trim after flowering.
By softwood cuttings in late spring or early summer