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Cistus × aguilarii 'Maculatus' ☼ Full sun ℃ Frost tender -5 ★ Award ✿Evergreen


Cistus × aguilarii 'Maculatus' ☼ Full sun ℃ Frost tender -5 ★ Award ✿Evergreen  (Cistus × aguilarii 'Maculatus')

Preferred common namespotted white rockrose
FamilyCistaceae Scented

Cistus are evergreen shrubs with simple, opposite leaves and 5-petalled, bowl-shaped, white, pink or purplish flowers, each lasting a single day, over a long period in summer

'Maculatus' is a small bushy evergreen shrub with sticky, narrowly ovate, wavy-edged leaves, and white flowers 10cm across, with large maroon blotch at base of each petal

Suppliers
Suppliers listed in RHS Plant Finder

Awards
Award of Garden Merit
How to growSunlight
Full sun Aspect
South-facing or East-facing
Sheltered
Cultivation
Will grow well in poor soils but may become chlorotic with age on chalky soils. Needs a sheltered position in full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
Sand, Clay, Chalk or Loam
Propagation
Propagate by softwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes, City/Courtyard Gardens, Coastal, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Rock Garden or Wall-side Borders

How to carePruning
Pruning group 8 or pruning group 9. Does not respond to hard pruning

Pests
Generally pest free
Diseases
Generally disease free
CharacteristicsPlant type
Shrub

Habit
Bushy

ResilienceHardiness
H3 (may need winter protection)
ColourFlower
White and Dark Red in Summer

Foliage
Green in Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter

SizeUltimate height
0.5-1 metres

Ultimate spread
0.5-1 metres

Time to ultimate height
5-10 years



Comments on this photo

 

Wow, how lovely is that Paul...:>)

24 Nov, 2012

 

Thanks Motinot - been move three times too - really love this plant - lovely smell and slightly sticky leaves

24 Nov, 2012

 

What a beautiful healthy looking plant with a lovely flower.

24 Nov, 2012

 

Hi Karen - thank you :-))

24 Nov, 2012

amy
Amy
 

That is very nice and a good long flowering season :o)

24 Nov, 2012

 

It is nearly December and here you are with plants still in flower.

24 Nov, 2012

 

Its gorgeous Paul

24 Nov, 2012

 

Thanks Amy, Linda and Sixpence :))))- This is such a strong plant - really do love this one :))

25 Nov, 2012

 

That's a pretty one :o)

25 Nov, 2012

 

Stop putting more ideas into my head ,Paul! Lol. Good value plant ..:o)

25 Nov, 2012

 

Thanks terra and Bloomer ;))))

25 Nov, 2012

 

I also like these. I have this colour one aswell :o)
but mine have stopped flowering ...

25 Nov, 2012

 

Hi Hywel - mine only has the one , been a very good plant

25 Nov, 2012

 

And it 's very special:-OO))

26 Nov, 2012

 

Thanks Junna :))

26 Nov, 2012

 

I have this one and I love it too. I have never smelled the flower...will do that today... :o)

28 Nov, 2012

 

Hi Homebird - it is the leaves on this that smell - especially when wet :))

28 Nov, 2012

 

Thanks Paul. When I get home I will take a sniff if its not still chucking it down....

28 Nov, 2012

 

A dry day at last HB - and sunny - heaven !!!:D

28 Nov, 2012

 

i may have to get one of those Paul, looks nice mate.

11 Dec, 2012

 

it is still flowering - even in the frosts !!!

11 Dec, 2012

 

sounds a real value plant :-)

11 Dec, 2012

 

certainly is mate - smells lovely too

12 Dec, 2012



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