Cistus x florentinus Lam.


Cistus x florentinus Lam. ‘Fontfroide’

Key facts

Parentage: C. monspeliensis x C. salviifolius
Flower colour: white
Flower diameter: 3 – 3.5cm
Height & Spread: variable up to 1.5m x 1.5m
Habit: variable – spreading, upright  or rounded
Notes: Plants sold under this name are rarely true to name. The name has long been misapplied to Cistus ‘Enigma’ (recently named by me) and other hybrids.
Cultivar: ‘Fontfroide’, collected by Jean-Pierre Demoly, is a very floriferous cultivar.