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Halimium lasianthum 'Concolor'
  • RHS AGM

woolly rock rose 'Concolor'

A bushy, spreading, evergreen shrub to 1m tall with oval, grey-green leaves and golden-yellow, saucer-shaped flowers borne in late spring and early summer

Synonyms
Halimium lasianthum 'Concolor'
Halimium lasianthum f. concolor hort.

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
1–1.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Yellow Gold Grey Silver Green
Summer Yellow Gold Grey Silver Green
Autumn Green Grey Silver
Winter Grey Silver Green
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Drought resistance
Yes
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

Grows best in well-drained sandy soil in full sun

Propagation

Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Mediterranean climate plants
  • Gravel garden
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Coastal
Pruning

Pruning group 9

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

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