Cistus × oblongifolius Cistaceae
Oblongifolius Rockrose CIS-tis
- Evergreen shrub, 6 ft high and 5 ft wide (2 × 1.5 m). Leaves opposite, simple, dark green, gray-green below, narrowly shaped and sticky. Flowers white, 4-5 cm wide.
- Sun, well-drained soil.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (7) 8 From a cross of C. laurifolius × C. inflatus.
- Oregon State Univ., North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Aurora; a Cistus and Halimium trial was initiated in 2004.