Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Cistus ladanifer

Cistus ladanifer

Gum Rockrose

Famously the leaves of this plant are the source of Labdanum Essential Oil which has a warm sweet, musky, amber scent. Large white flowers with purple brush strokes at the centre are produced on an evergreen shrub well clothed in dark green sticky leaves. Happiest in a spot in full sun. The whole plant is covered with the sticky and fragrant resin which has been the source of labdanum for centuries. Drought tolerant once established. 1-1.5 mtr tall by the same across.

This plant is not in our current range and is provided here for customer information only.