Cistus × crispatus 'Warley Rose'
Common name: 
Warley Rose Rockrose
Pronunciation: 
SIS-tus
Family: 
Cistaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • 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.
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    plant habit, flowering

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