CISTUS purpureus

Cistus purpureus - Purple Rockrose, Orchid Rockrose

  • Slow growing rounded evergreen shrub to 3-4 feet tall and wide.
  • Orchid-purple colored flowers in summer.
  • Likes full sun, drought tolerant, and will tolerate conditions near the ocean.
  • Little to moderate water.
  • Fire-resistant for defensible space

Common Name: 

Orchid Rockrose

Growth Rate: 

Fast

Exposure: 

Full sun

Water Needs: 

Low (Water-wise)

Height: 

Medium

Plant Type: 

Shrub

Landscape Use: 

Drought Tolerant
Fire Resistant
Seacoast

Deciduous/Evergreen: 

Evergreen

Flowering Season: 

Spring
Summer

Flower Color: 

Red
Purple

1 Gallon: 

3.50

5 Gallon: 

10.00

15 Gallon: 

39.00
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