Mickey Rockrose

Cistus x hybridus 'Mickey'

Mickey Rockrose  - Cistus x hybridus 'Mickey'
Mickey Rockrose  - Cistus x hybridus 'Mickey'
Mickey Rockrose  - Cistus x hybridus 'Mickey'
Mickey Rockrose  - Cistus x hybridus 'Mickey'

Mickey Rockrose

Cistus x hybridus 'Mickey'

The Mickey Rockrose, sometimes called Variegated Sageleaf Rockrose, is a vibrantly colored shrub up to about 3' tall by 2.5-3' wide  and has a mounding growth habit. It has a slow growth rate but worth the wait!  Plant in full sun.  Prefers Alkaline soil.  The leaves are variegated with a soft serration.  Cistus x hybridus should not be over-watered during the Summer months.  Beautiful white flowers with a yellow center appear in Spring/Summer.  This plants is also heat-tolerant so it is suitable for many of the harsher climates of Southern California.  It will also attracts Bees and is somewhat deer resistant.  USDA Zones 7-10.   


Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Full Sun (6+ Hours Of Direct Sunlight)

Water Needs: Low

Bloom Season: Spring/summer

Mature Height: 2-3'

Mature Width: 2-3'

Form: Mound

Usda Zones: 7,8,9,10

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Xeriscape, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Southwestern Garden


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

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List of delivery zones and rates.
Delivery Zone Delivery Rate
Zone 1 $49.00
Zone 2 $59.00
Zone 3 $79.00
Zone 4 $99.00
Zone 5 $149.00
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