Cistus creticus
CRETAN ROCK ROSE, HOARY ROCK ROSE
Cistaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
0.8m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Flowers: pink

Flowering Time: mid spring to early summer

Leaves: aromatic; grey-green

Edibility: herbalist herb
 
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Cistus creticus
CRETAN ROCK ROSE, HOARY ROCK ROSE
Cistaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
0.8m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink

Flowering Time: mid spring to early summer

Leaves: aromatic; grey-green

Edibility: herbalist herb


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, dry style, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: informal hedge, informal edging, border, poolside

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bee attracting






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