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x Halimiocistus wintonensis ‘Merrist Wood Cream’
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x Halimiocistus wintonensis Merrist Wood Cream

<i>x Halimiocistus wintonensis</i> ‘Merrist Wood Cream’

<i>x Halimiocistus wintonensis</i> ‘Merrist Wood Cream’

<i>x Halimiocistus wintonensis</i> ‘Merrist Wood Cream’

x Halimiocistus

x Halimiocistus wintonensis ‘Merrist Wood Cream’ full sun  new plant  drought tolerant

Lovely, yet tough and drought resistant, x Halimiocistus is a cross between the genera Halimium and Cistus. This small-scale evergreen cultivar was raised at Merrist Wood Horticultural College in 1970.

Its low spreading form hosts soft yellow flowers embellished with wine-red spots at the base of each petal and narrow gray-green leaves. ‘Merrist Wood Cream’ is a favorite of ours en masse, as a rockery specimen, or blended with Nepeta, Lavender and Teucrium f. ‘Azureum’.

Blooms May–June.

Size: 3' high x 3' wide; hardy to zone 7.

x Halimiocistus wintonensis ‘Merrist Wood Cream’ (S-0044)
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In the last ten days, we’ve experienced all kinds of weather at Digging Dog, including frosty mornings, torrential downpours, deafening hail, glorious sunny 70 º afternoons and even sleet! Thankfully spring is almost here and signs of its arrival grow more evident every day. Brimming with possibility, youthful growth and pristine delicacy, the early spring garden is a fresh treasure trove of color and texture. The plants featured in this newsletter caught my eye while walking through the nursery and along the surrounding borders. Hopefully, a handful of them will spark your interest as well! All of us here at the nursery wish you a very happy spring and countless happy afternoons digging in a garden!

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