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Cistus x hybridus 'McGuire's Gold'
Common Name: Rock Rose Family: Cistaceae (The Rockrose Family)

Cistus x hybridus 'McGuire's Gold'
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'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.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Dry sunny sites.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGold 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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