Evergreen subshrubs and members of the Cistus family, Sun Roses come from the Mediterranean. Tolerant of drought and salt spray, they exhibit the general hardiness that makes them welcome in a rock garden. Let them cascade over a wall or some other sunny well-drained location. Tufted with yellow stamens, their fleeting, silky, rose-like blossoms provide a luminous and continuous display against small-sized matte foliage. Capable of quick infill, combine the Sun Roses with water-thrifty companions like Lavenders, select Euphorbias and Origanums.
Delicate soft pink blooms garnish the very silvery leaves of this Helianthemum. Contrast ‘Wisley Pink’s soft and fetching demeanor with fellow Mediterranean, Eryngium variifolium.
Size: 8" high x 18" wide.
Hardy to zone 4.
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