Cistus Ann Palmer (Cistus × fernandesiae Ann Palmer) Cistaceae
Ann Palmer Rockrose CIS-tis
- Evergreen shrub, 3 ft × 5 ft, upright then a sprawling habit, stems and new foliage are plum colored. Leaves opposite, simple, dark green when mature, wavy margin. Flowers are silvery pink, crepe-paperlike petals, 6.5 cm wide, blooms May into September.
- Sun, well-drained soil.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 7 From a cross of
C. ladanifer var. sulcatus and C. crispus = Cistus × fernandesiae
- Oregon State Univ., North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Aurora; a Cistus and Halimium trial was initiated in 2004.