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Prostrate White Rockrose


A low growing, wide spreading evergreen shrub with wrinkled, greyish-green leaves. The white flowers have a yellow spot at the base of each petal and yellow centers. Good bank or ground cover.

Cistus salviifolius 'Prostratus' (C. villosus)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Wrinkled

Leaf length : 1- 1 1/2"

Leaf shape : Ovate

Leaf color : Grey-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 1 1/2"

Flower shape : Saucer-shaped

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 4-6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1-2 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 15 to 20 F( Z8b)

Sunset zone : 6-9, 14-24

Water requirements : Rarely (Drought Tolerant)

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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