Cistus × crispatus 'Warley Rose'
Warley Rose Rockrose
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Evergreen shrub, 15 inches tall and 30 inches wide (40 × 75 cm), low mounded, sprawling habit. Leaves opposite, simple, grayish green. Flowers pink, 6.5 cm wide, crepe-paperlike petals, blooms May into September.
- Sun, well-drained soil.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (7) 8 From a cross of C. creticus × C. crispus Flower color is "less harsh" than that of Cistus ‘Sunset’, which it is otherwise comparable (Cistus & Halimium Website).
- Oregon State Univ., North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Aurora; a Cistus and Halimium trial was initiated in 2004.