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Rock rose 'Jester'

Cistus x bornetianus 'Jester'

Cistus x bornetianus 'Jester' is an evergreen cultivar with an compact habit and thin, grey-green leaves. Also known by the name rock rose 'Jester', it produces blousy pink flowers with soft, easily wrinkled petals and bright orange-yellow centres. Petals fade towards a whiter shade at their bases.

Planning

Flowering time
Summer

Propagation

Cuttings
Softwood cuttings. Take 10-15cm long cuttings and remove bottom half og the leaves. Place in well-draining soil mixture.

Special features

Geography

Origin
Northern Africa, Southwestern Europe, Mediterranean.

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Cistaceae
Flower colour
Pink

Companion plants

Plant alongside low growing shrubs with similar water requirements.

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