Cistus ralletii

  • Cistus ralletii  magenta rockrose
magenta rockrose

A hybrid rock rose with velvety grey green leaves and crinkly magenta flowers. It grows 4 feet tall, 4 to 6 feet wide with a fountain like habit and prefers full sun, lean soil, and low water. Good in dry gardens and mixed low water borders, one of the few rockroses to attract insects, hardy to 10°F.