Cistus x laxus Aiton

Snow White

C. x laxus Aiton ‘Snow White’

Key facts

Parentage : C. populifolius x C. inflatus
Flower colour : white
Flower diameter : 6cm
Height & Spread : variable up to 2m
Habit : rounded or mounded
Notes : hardy, can be pruned
Variants : var. subhirsutus has characters in which the C. inflatus parent is dominant.
Cultivars : There are a number of cultivars in the collection, some not named (see below). ‘Snow Mound’ – mounded habit; ‘Snow White’, raised by Eric Sammons, is the best – vigorous, hardy, floriferous, rounded habit


A very good un-named low-growing cultivar of C. x laxus.