Cistus 'Victor Reiter'
Common name: 
Victor Reiter Rockrose
Pronunciation: 
SIS-tus
Family: 
Cistaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Evergreen shrub, 3-4 ft (0.3-1.2 m) tall, equal width, erect, stiff.   Leaves opposite, simple, upright, gray-green, 6-9 cm long, somewhat pubescent giving a silvery appearence.  Flowers bright pink with a paler center, blooms in spring/early summer.
  • Full sun, well-drained site, drought tolerant.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (7) 8   Apparently a sister seedling of Cistus 'Doris Hibberson', to which some consider it superior.
  • Victor Reiter: noted San Francisco plantsman.
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