Plant of the Month: May 2012

Purple Rock Rose Cistus purpureus   Plant Form: Evergreen Shrub Water Use: Low Mature Size: 3’ tall & 6’ wide Exposure: Full Sun Bloom Time: April – June Native to: Mediterranean Hardiness: Cold Hardy to 15° F   Rock Roses are sun-loving, fast-growing evergreen shrubs with furry gray-green leaves and showy pink, purple, lavender, or white flowers. Purple rock rose is a compact shrub that thrives in poor, well-draining, dry soils, and full sun. Although each papery flower lasts only […]