Plant name: Gum rock rose
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
Cultural notes: Well drained soils preferably in full sun, and water regularly until established.
Maintenance: Can be pruned to promote bushy habit.
Tolerates: Drought and can tolerate frosts.
Flowering season: spring
Flower colour: White flower with a yellow centre and red dots on each petal.
Foliage colour: Green leaves with a grey underside.
Width: up to 1.5m
Height: up to 1m
Plant spacing: 100cm apart
Recommended uses: Would work well in rockeries, pots etc. The plant is also used for the productions of Cistus oils.
Description: A flowering plant from Spain, Portugal and other parts of Europe. Solitary white flowers with yellow and red patches, a plant that does well in full sunlight.