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Cistus x dansereaui P. Silva

Jenkyn Place

Cistus x dansereaui P. Silva ‘Jenkyn Place’

Key facts

Parentage: C. ladanifer x C. inflatus
Flower colour: white (may be blotched)
Flower diameter: 7 – 8cm
Height & Spread: 1.5m x 1.5m
Habit: upright
Notes: often sold under the names C. loretii (wrong) or C. lusitanicus (not valid)
Cultivars: ‘Jenkyn Place’ (see above) – blotched (blotches RHS Colour Chart ref. 185A.; perpetual-flowering until frosts in UK; named by me; ‘Decumbens’ (see below) – low-growing, blotched (blotches RHS Colour Chart ref. 185A);  ‘Portmeirion’ (see below) – unblotched petals; named by me.
See: Page, R.G. (1996) Cistus × dansereaui. The New Plantsman 3(3): 184-9  9/1996

Decumbens

Cistus x dansereaui ‘Decumbens’

Portmeirion

Cistus x dansereaui ‘Portmeirion’