Cistus x aguilarii `Maculatus’, x argenteus ‘Peggy Sammons’, x argenteus ‘Silver Pink’, creticus ssp. creticus, x cyprius, x cyprius var. ellipticus ‘Elma’, x dansereaui ‘Decumbens’, x dansereaui ‘Jenkyn Place’, x hybridus (Was Cistus x corbariensis), ladanifer, laurifolius, x lenis ‘Grayswood Pink’, x loretii See C. stenophyllus, monspeliensis, populifolius, x pulverulentus ‘Sunset’, x purpureus, x skanbergii ,   Plant Catalogue – Shrubs

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Cistus – Free flowering, evergreen, shrubs for sunny sites in well drained soils. S

 

Cistus aguilarii MaculatusC. x aguilarii `Maculatus’ AGM Large, white flowers, with a central ring of crimson blotches, June and July. Wavy margined shiny, slightly sticky leaves, evergreen. Height and Spread a small shrub to 1.2 metres.

Cistus argenteus Peggy SammonsC.  x argenteus ‘Peggy Sammons’ AGM Papery flowers of a delicate shade of pink, June and July. Grey green, downy leaves, evergreen. Height an upright shrub to 1.8 metres. Spread 0.9 to 1.2 metres. 

Cistus argenteus Siilver PinkC. x argenteus ‘Silver Pink’  Papery flowers of silvery pink with golden stamens, June and July. Greyish green leaves, evergreen. Height and Spread up to about 1 metre. One of the hardiest.

Cistus creticus var creticusC. creticus ssp. creticus Purplish flowers in June and July. Wavy edged greyish leaves, evergreen. Height 0.45 to 0.6 metres. Spread 0.6 to 0.75 metres. Best in a sheltered site.

C. x cyprius AGM Large, pure white flowers with a dark basal blotch June to July.  Sticky green, polished leaves, evergreen.  Height 2 metres. Spread 1.2 to 1.8 metres.
C. x cyprius var. ellipticus ‘Elma’ AGM Beautifully formed extra large, pure white flowers June to July.  Deep green, polished leaves, evergreen.  Height Bushy habit to 1.8 metres. Spread 1.5 to 1.8 metres.

Cistus x dansereauii DecumbensC. x dansereaui ‘Decumbens’ AGM  Bears large, white flowers with crimson basal blotches  June to July. Mid green leaves, evergreen. Height 0.5 to 1 metre. Spread 1 to 1.5 metres. 

Cistus dan Jenkyn PlaceC. x dansereaui ‘Jenkyn Place’ Bears large, white flowers with crimson basal blotches  June to July. Mid green leaves, evergreen. Height 1 to 1.5 metres. Spread 1 to 1.5 metres. 
Cistus hybridusC. x hybridus (Was Cistus x corbariensis) Crimson tinged buds open to pure white flowers, June to July. Mid green leaves, evergreen. Height a small shrub 0.9 to 1.2 metres. Spread 1 to 1.8 metres.
C. ladanifer AGM Large, white flowers, with a chocolate stain at the base of each petal appear in June. Dark green lance shaped, sticky, leaves, evergreen. Height to 1.5 metres.  Spread 1 to 1.2 metres. 
C. laurifolius AGM White, papery flowers with a yellow centre, June and July. Dark green leathery leaves, evergreen. Height can exceed 2 metres. Spread 1.5 to 1.8 metres.  One of the hardiest.
C. x lenis ‘Grayswood Pink’ AGM (was known as C.parviflorus) Clear pink papery flowers in June and July. grey downy leaves, evergreen. Height and Spread a small shrub 0.6 to 0.9 metres.
C. x loretii See C. stenophyllus
Cistus monspeliensisC. monspeliensis Pure white flowers, 2.5 cm across appear in June. Dark green, sticky, leaves, evergreen. Height and Spread to about 1 metre. Requires full sun and well drained soil.
Cistus populifoliusC. populifolius White flowers stained yellow at the base, June and July. Mid green leaves, evergreen. Height small erect shrub 1 to 1.5 metres. Spread 0.9 to 1 metre. One of the hardiest.

Cistus  pulverulentus SunsetC. x pulverulentus ‘Sunset’ AGM Vivid cerise flowers in June and July. Sage green leaves, evergreen. Height a compact shrub up to about 1 metre. Spread 0.5 to 0.8 metres. 

Cistus purpureusC. x purpureus AGM Bears rosy crimson flowers with a chocolate blotch at the base of each petal, June to July. Wavy edged dark green leaves, evergreen. Height and Spread about 1 metre.

Cistus skanbergiiC. x skanbergii AGM A profusion of pale pink flowers in June. Sage green leaves, evergreen. Height and Spread a low growing shrub to about 1 metre.