Cistus Aguilarii Maculatus

 

Cistus Aguilarii Maculatus, Rock Rose,Sun Rose. A rounded evergreen shrub with wavy edged bright green leaves. White coloured flowers with dark red blotches at base of each petal. Max Height 1.2m. Max Spread 1.2m. Flowers June to September.

 

 

Plant in well drained soil does well in poorer soil conditions. Plant in a sheltered site. Full sun, Frost hardy.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.