‘Little Miss Sunshine’

‘Little Miss Sunshine’

Cistus corbariensis 'Dunnecis' PP22364

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 in borders or containers.

Sunset Zones

5-9,12-24, 26, 28, 31

USDA Zones

10°F to 20°F USDA zones 8–10

This plant is suitable for your USDA Zone 10a

‘Little Miss Sunshine’ Features

Plant Dimensions

18-24" H x 12-18" W

Landscape Use

Border, Container, Garden Bed, Groundcover, Rock Gardens, Slope

Plant Type


Growth Rate



Full sun

Special Feature

Compact habit, Deer Resistant, Disease / Pest Resistance, Water-wise


Pure white flowers in spring; year-round colorful foliage

Flowering Season


‘Little Miss Sunshine’ Plant Care

Water Needs

Low Water Once Established/Water-wise


Apply a balanced slow-release each spring


Tip pinch to shape after bloom


Well-drained soils

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

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Your zip code 91801 is located in Zone: 10a with a temperature range of: 30 to 35 °F.