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Noun: rockrose  'rók,rowz
  1. Any of numerous varieties of helianthemums having small rose-like yellow, white or reddish flowers
    - rock rose
     
  2. Small shrubs of scrub and dry woodland regions of southern Europe and North Africa; grown for their showy flowers and soft often downy and aromatic evergreen foliage
    - rock rose

Derived forms: rock roses, rockroses

Type of: bush, helianthemum, shrub, sun rose, sunrose

Part of: Cistus, genus Cistus

Encyclopedia: Rockrose