Cistus x skanbergii
Common Names: pink rockrose
Type: Evergreen Shrub
Size: 1.5-2 ft. high, 3-5 ft. wide
Flowers: Striking pink 1 in. flowers, profuse in early spring; soft green leaves, spear-shaped, about 1 in. long
Uses: Smaller gardens, accent, rock garden, along driveways, slopes, near oak trees. Fire resistive. Tolerates wind, salt spray, desert heat,
Wildlife: Deer like.
Soil: Tolerates poor soil; well-drained if watered.
Water: Little or none.
Sun: Full sun to light shade.
Pruning: Cut out old stems.
Pests & Diseases: (None found.)
Notes: Replace when it gets too woody. Hardy to 20° F.