Cistus Purpureus - Mediterranean Rockrose
Common Name: Purple-Flowered Rockrose
Other Names: Pink Rockrose, Cistus x purpureus
Indoors or Outdoor: Outdoor
Current Plant Height: 30-40cm
Award: RHS Award of Garden Merit
Delivery Info: This Cistus Purpureus plant will be carefully packed and shipped directly to your doorstep, ensuring it arrives in perfect condition.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen
Preferred Position: Full sun
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Compact, bushy habit with deep green leaves and striking magenta-pink flowers with golden centers.
Hardy or Not Hardy: Hardy in most regions
Diseases: Resistant to most common garden pests and diseases.
Ideal for rock gardens
Great for coastal gardens
Excellent ground cover
Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate
Planting Time: Spring is ideal although potted plants can be planted year-round in frost free weather.
Trench Preparation: Ensure well-draining soil, adding grit if necessary.
Positioning of Plants: Plant in full sun
Plant Spacing: Space plants 60-90cm apart
Pruning: Lightly prune after flowering, removing dead or diseased growth
Facts About Cistus Purpureus:
Enhance your garden's beauty with the vibrant and resilient Cistus Purpureus. This evergreen rockrose, adorned with magenta-pink flowers, is perfect for sunny spots, attracts pollinators, and adds a touch of the Mediterranean to your outdoor space. Once established, it is drought tolerant and will enjoy coastal gardens.
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We operate our own delivery service within 12km of the garden centre for €15, for this service we can deliver you any item from Windyridge.
Outside of this radius we out source couriers, we cannot unfortunately ship a lot of bulkier items such as large pots, composts and many of our more delicate living things.
An Post Delivery, Seeds & books - €1.50
Standard Parcel via An Post* €6.00
Local Delivery, 12km of Windyridge - €15.00
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