Cistus ‘Alan Fradd’
Rock rose ‘Alan Fradd’, Cistus x purpureus ‘Alan Fradd’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Alan Fradd’ _ ‘Alan Fradd’ is a small, dense, rounded, evergreen shrub with mid-green leaves. It bears white flowers with a dark purple blotch at the base of each petal and a golden boss of stamen in summer.
Dense, Rounded, Small
White, Maroon in Summer
Mid-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Lightly cut back shoots after flowering. Deadheading and removal of dead, damaged and diseased growth can be done at the same time.
WHERE TO GROW
Cistus ‘Alan Fradd’ (Rock rose ‘Alan Fradd’) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.
Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean
Will grow well in poor soils, but requires full sun and shelter. May become chlorotic on chalky soils.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral