Cistus 'Grayswood Pink'
Common name: 
Grayswood Pink Rockrose
Pronunciation: 
SIS-tus
Family: 
Cistaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Evergreen shrub, to about 3 ft (1 m) high and a 5 ft (1.5 m) wide.  Foliage gray-green.  Flowers pink with a yellow center, 4.5 cm wide.
  • Full sun, well-drained site, drought tolerant.  .
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6?    Award of Garden Merit, 2002, Royal Horticultural Society.
  • Derived from a cross of C. parviflorus x C. sintenisii.  Apparently sometimes sold incorrectly as 'Silver Pink' or C. parviflorus.  Cultivars 'Barnsley Pink' and 'Chelsea Pink' are synonyms or possibly seedlings from 'Grayswood Pink' (The Cistus & Halimium Website, www.cistuspage.org.uk).
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