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By Slimdil

Northumberland, United Kingdom Gb

Identification please. Have taken a few cuttings of this from a friend’s garden. Neither of us know it’s name - but it is so pretty. Thanks in advance.




Rock rose (Cistus)

5 Jun, 2019


Yes, Cistus pulverulentus. A lovely shrub.

5 Jun, 2019


Thanks a lot - I’ve told the owner!

5 Jun, 2019


I think it is Cistus purpureus. It grows in to a lovely shrub up to 1m high by 1m spread.

5 Jun, 2019


Quite right Sheila. I was incorrect. It is purpureus.

6 Jun, 2019


I grow this one and another pale pink one Cistus albidus. These are both shrubs up to 1m x 1m. I lost Cistus ladanifer. It was a bit bigger but it died. It had white flowers with a dark red blotch.

8 Jun, 2019

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