Cistuses in flower

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JTh

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Cistuses in flower
« on: May 11, 2019, 06:48:51 PM »
We have three Cistus species in our garden (and everywhere else around here), C. salviifolius, C. creticus and C. monspeliensis; this year they are flowering more profusely than ever. C. salviifolius was in bloom already when we arrived here in Halkidiki more than a month ago, and it is still going strong together with the two other cistuses.


_4286137.jpg Cistus salvifolius
by Jorun Tharaldsen, on Flickr


_5046203.jpg Cistus creticus
by Jorun Tharaldsen, on Flickr


_5086237.jpg Cistus monspeliensis
by Jorun Tharaldsen, on Flickr


_5046217.jpg Cistus monspeliensis
by Jorun Tharaldsen, on Flickr





« Last Edit: May 12, 2019, 09:15:19 AM by Alisdair »
Retired veterinary surgeon by training with a PhD in parasitology,  but worked as a virologist since 1992.
Member of the MGS  since 2004. Gardening in Oslo and to a limited extent in Halkidiki, Greece.

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Charithea

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Re: Cistuses in flower
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2019, 06:36:53 AM »
They are beautiful and don't need watering. The sides of the hills near us are full of them. It is a joy to walk by them.
I garden in Cyprus, in a flat old farming field, alt. approx. 30 m asl.