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|Bloom Time||May, June, July|
|Hardiness Zone||7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||Cream-edged variegation rather than gold-edged. Shorter than Second Honeymoon 'Rencis' and with more stable variegation.|
|Landscape Value||Low, mounding shrub to use as an accent or in mass planting.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||18" / 36" / 18"|
|Soil (Garden)||Prefers poor to moderately fertile soil with good drainage. Tolerant of mildly alkaline soils.|
|Water (Garden)||Water deeply and infrequently once established. Drought tolerant.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage, Winter Color|
|Comments||All Cistus prefer dry, sunny habitats and poor soils.|
Cistus ‘Celtic Cream’
A low, tight profile that could be used as a sunny area groundcover. 'Celtic Cream' features small, refined foliage that has a creamy-yellow margin and a blue green center. When temperatures drop, 'Celtic Cream' turns up the heat with a bright pink edge that continues throughout the winter.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 36″ / 18″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July
|Water (Greenhouse)||Allow to dry out between waterings.|
|EC||0.5 – 0.7|
|pH||6.5 – 8.5|
|Fertility Needs||50 ppm|
|Notes||Does not require pinching, self branching.|
|Finish Time to 4″||6 – 8 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||8 – 10 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Long Day|
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