Purple Rock Rose

Cistus x Purpureus

Purple Rock Rose  - Cistus x Purpureus
Purple Rock Rose  - Cistus x Purpureus
Purple Rock Rose  - Cistus x Purpureus

Purple Rock Rose

Cistus x Purpureus

The Purple Rockrose is an incredibly versitile shrubs. It is resistant to deer, drought, seaside conditions, and fire. It is also uitable for Xeriscaping. Use it on slopes for erosion control.  This plant comes in handy at the foothills where fire is a concern as well as issues of wildlife eating your plants.  The flowers are incredibly showy and are mildly fragrant.  It has a nice predictable compact rounded growth habbit.  This plant is never a disappointment in any style garden, but works incredibly well with Southwestern and Mediterranean landscapes.

Foliage: Evergreen

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

Water Needs: Low

Bloom Season: Spring/summer

Mature Height: 3-4'

Mature Width: 5-6'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Xeriscape, Deer Resistant, Southwestern Garden, Mediterranean & Tuscan Garden, Seacoast Tolerant, English & Cottage Garden, Hedge Plants, Fire Resistant

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!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

We deliver to Southern California including Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Riverside County, Imperial County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and neighboring areas.

List of delivery zones and rates.
Delivery Zone Delivery Rate
Zone 1 $69.00
Zone 2 $89.00
Zone 3 $109.00
Zone 4 $139.00
Zone 5 $179.00
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