‘Little Miss Sunshine’ Cistus

Rockrose corbariensis 'Little Miss Sunshine' PP22364 Home » The Collection » ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ We love Cistus. Poor soil, drought, salt, wind, heat...They take it all! Add deer, pest, and fire resistance, what's not to love? This new charmer stays compact without pruning, and even looks great when not in bloom. Works well as a border plant, or in containers.
‘Little Miss Sunshine’ Cistus
'Little Miss Sunshine' Cistus Portrait 'Little Miss Sunshine' Cistus Landscape
Feature Pure white flowers in spring; year-round colorful foliage
USDA Zones Hardy to 10° USDA Zones 8-10
Sunset Zones 5-9,12-24, 26, 28, 31
Special Features Compact habit, Deer Resistant, Disease / Pest Resistance, Water-wise
Landscape Use Border, Container, Garden Bed, Groundcover, Rock Gardens, Slope
Exposure Full sun
Flowering Season Spring
Dimensions 18-24" H x 12-18" W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Low Water Once Established/Water-wise
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Apply a balanced slow-release each spring
Pruning Tip pinch to shape after bloom

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full sun
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1-2" above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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