Cistus x pulverulentus 'Sunset'

 

Cistus x pulverulentus Sunset, Rock Rose, Sun Rose. A low spreading compact evergreen shrub with wavy-margined, grey-green coloured leaves. Bears beautiful rose-pink coloured flowers with a yellow centre. Max Height 60cm. Max Spread 90cm. Flowers June to September.

 

 

Plant in well drain 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.