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Cistus × dansereaui 'Jenkyn Place'
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rock rose 'Jenkyn Place'

'Jenkyn Place' is a bushy evergreen shrub to 1.5m, with narrow, dark leaves and white flowers 7cm across, with a maroon blotch at the base of each petal

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Size
Ultimate height
1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
1–1.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer White Green
Autumn Green
Winter Green
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H4
Botanical details
Family
Cistaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Cistus are evergreen shrubs with simple, opposite leaves and 5-petalled, bowl-shaped, white, pink or purplish flowers, each lasting a single day, over a long period in summer

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Will grow well in poor soils, but requires full sun and shelter

Propagation

Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Gravel garden
  • Rock garden
  • Mediterranean climate plants
  • Coastal
  • Flower borders and beds
  • Banks and slopes
Pruning

pruning group 8 or pruning group 9

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

May be susceptible to honey fungus

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