Cistus, Plant Profile and Landscaping Uses
Cistus or ‘Rock Rose’ are a very hardy drought tolerant evergreen perennial. Also known as ‘Rock Rose’, Cistus do well is harsh conditions. Long flowering and reasonably drought tolerant once established.
Wholesaler growers offer a number of varieties with differing flower colours and growth habits. Depending on variety, Cistus will reach around 1.5m in height and are generally an open growing, sprawling plant. Maintenance required is minimal, however for the best growth habit regular pruning after flowering is recommended.
Originally from the Mediterranean Cistus grow well in Australian conditions, especially southern Australia. A number of varieties are available from wholesale growers, usually in 15cm pots, sometimes in advanced sizes.
Cistus or ‘Rock Rose’ varieties include:
- C. Grayswood ‘Pink’
- C. ‘Bennett’s White’
- C. ladanifer
- C. salvifolius Snowmound.
- C. x pulverlentus with bright pink flowers
WHOLESALE CISTUS NURSERIES
1870 South Gippsland Hwy Cranbourne Vic 3977 - email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Growers of a wide range of native & exotic trees, shrubs, ground covers and climbers in 14cm pots Promotional & PBR Lines and garden hardy favourites. Supplying all states. www.faceysnursery.com.au
17 McCarthy Rd Monbulk, Vic, 3793, Australia
Specialising in propagation and production of over 900 species / varieties of ornamental plants, perennials & rare plants. Supplying nurseries, landscapers & others. Minimum quantities apply! Contact us to discuss plants or growing requirements.
Sproules Lane Bowral NSW 2576
Wholesale production nursery specialising in Cool Climate perennials and shrubs. Supplying Retail Nurseries and the Landscape Trade. Services include contract growing and plant sourcing.
Native grasses, sedges, rushes, lilies, wetland plants, ornamental grasses and grass trees. Contract growing. Cells, tubes and pots. Contemporary water wise garden solutions and revegetation specialists. Unique garden decor, pots and original sculptures. Delivery available. www.plantsandlandscapes.com.au