Joy Creek Nursery

267-031D4   Cistus hirsutus  

Cistus hirsutus
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From SW Europe. The thick dark green leaves of Cistus hirsutus are a pleasant contrast to many of the gray and silver shrubs often associated with mediterranean gardens. In summer, the white flowers with yellow centers are a lovely complement.

Summer.  3 ft. x 5 ft.

White flowers

Sun     Zones 8, 9, 10
This is a genus of small to medium sized evergreen and semi-evergreen shrubs that are mostly from Europe and North Africa. They thrive in full sun and light, well-drained soil. They are drought tolerant when established.

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
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