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Cistus x hybridus 'McGuire's Gold'


'McGuire's Gold' is the first all gold leaf Cistus x hybridus! It has a low, mounding habit and is evergreen. Use to create contrast or as an accent in the sun garden. Charming white flowers dot the foliage in May and June. Foliage is lush and plant is naturally well branched. Drought resistant once established. A serious attention getter and focal point for a hot sunny spot.

Common Name: Rock Rose

Family: Cistaceae (The Rockrose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry sunny sites.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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