(Common Rock Rose)
Forage for Pollinators: Produces Pollen in great quantity, and is the reason these flowers are popular with Honeybees, Solitary bees, short-tongued Bumblebees (and to a lesser extent, long-tongued).
Flowering time: May, June, July
Growing information: NATIVE EVERGREEN DWARF SHRUB, growing to 0.5m (1’8”) by 1m (3’3”). Yellow single flowers appear in profusion, opening only on sunny days, each one bearing many pollen-laden stamens. These wild shrubs grow naturally on chalk (alkaline) cliffs and hillsides and will grow in any well-drained alkaline soil in full sun; in a garden needing a dry, sunny place like a south-facing rockery, making an excellent ground-cover.