|US Patent #||PP23024|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||May, June, July|
|Foliage Color||Green, Yellow|
|Finish Time||Medium (6-8 Weeks)|
|Hardiness Zone||7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||Similar to the British variety 'Gold Prize', this stable variegated form of Cistus hybridus has a lower, mounding habit and has stable variegation.|
|Landscape Value||Low, mounding shrub to use as an accent or in mass planting. Use in fall mixed containers.|
|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. Performs exceptionally well at J.C. Raulston arboretum.|
This stable variegated form of Cistus hybridus has a low, mounding habit that hugs the ground and creates a super colorful, evergreen colorspot. Hails from northern Washington State and has survived some brutal winters. Charming white flowers punctuate the flashy foliage in May and June. The Japanese use in mixed containers because of the fall pink leaf tints.
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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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