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Cistus ladanifer

Crimson-spot Rockrose

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Cistus ladanifer
Principal Common Name Crimson-spot Rockrose
Common Name(s)
Synonym Cistus ladaniferus maculatus
General Comments Sun loving , tolerant of arid climate. Tolerates poor,dry soil, and ocean winds, salt spray and desert heat.
Nativity Mediterranean Region
Height Range
Spread Range
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 7 : 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub
Flower Color
Flower Time Feb
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Sparse
Outstanding Features Flower : Other

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