Rock Rose

Cistus sp.

Rock Rose
Blooming period:15.05.2013 - 29.05.2013
Family:Cistaceae

Trauttmansdorff’s garigue grows on hillsides above and below the paths. Rock rose flowers, which resemble wild roses, cover the hillside in spring. Their crumpled flowers, either white or pink, unfold very early in the morning then straighten out in a surprisingly short period of time.