Cistus × dansereaui Decumbens Cistaceae
Decumbens Rockrose CIS-tis
- Evergreen shrub, low-growing, wide spreading, to 2-3 ft tall and 4 ft wide (0.6-0.9 × 1.2 m). Leaves opposite, simple, dark dull green, lanceolate, wavy margin. Flowers snowy white petals, each marked with a prominent burgundy blotch at its base.
- Sun, well-drained soil.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (7) 8
- Oregon State Univ., North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Aurora; a Cistus and Halimium trial was initiated in 2004.