Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Cistus x aguilarii

Family: Cistaceae

Common names: ROCK ROSE, SUN ROSE

Native to: Iberian Peninsula, Morocco


Type: shrub

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 4 feet

Max width: 4 feet


secondary color present, white/off white




Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: tolerates poor

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +20 to +40 °F

Water: drought tolerant, dry