Cistus x argenteus 'Silver Pink'


Cistus Silver Pink, Rock Rose, Sun Rose. A fast growing mound shaped evergreen shrub with dull green leaves, grey-green beneath, and saucer-shaped, silvery pink flowers, with gold stamens. An attractive addition to any garden often used in borders. Max Height 80cm. Max Spread 90cm. Flowers May to August.



Plant in well drained soil 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.