Cistus 'Victor Reiter'
Victor Reiter Rockrose
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- 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.