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Cistus creticus ssp. eriocephalus

Family: Cistaceae

Common names: ROCK ROSE, SUN ROSE

Synonym: Cistus incanus

Native to: Mediterranean

Plant

Type: shrub

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 3.3 feet

Max width: 3.3 feet

Flower

magenta/purple, secondary color present, violet

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: tolerates poor

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: 0 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant, dry