Cistus x hybridus
Cistus x hybridus (White Rockrose) - Evergreen mounding shrub 2 to 3 feet tall by 5-6+ feet wide with opposite ovate leaves that are dark grey-green and crinkly. In early to late spring appear the flowers, emerging from red-tinted buds at the tips of the branches opening to 1 1/2 inch wide flowers of a pure white with yellow spots at the petal base and bright yellow stamens. Plant in full sun in most any soil so long as it is well drained. Requires little to no irrigation once established. This plant is among the hardiest of the rockroses.