Cistus is an evergreen, mound forming shrub with lots flowers which only last for a single day. They can be variegated but will revert to green if not pruned carefully by removing green shoots as they appear. Cistus salviifolius is an evergreen Shrub growing to 0.6 m at a fast rate. It is in flower from early summer. The flowers are hermaphrodite and is self-fertile. It is noted for attracting wildlife. The dried leaves are used as an adulterant for marjoram.

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It requires moist air.

Pests and Diseases:

It has no serious pest or disease problems.

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