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Noun1.rock rose - any of numerous varieties of helianthemums having small rose-like yellow or white or reddish flowersrock rose - any of numerous varieties of helianthemums having small rose-like yellow or white or reddish flowers
helianthemum, sun rose, sunrose - any plant of the genus Helianthemum; vigorous plants of stony alpine meadows and dry scrub regions
2.rock rose - 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
Cistus, genus Cistus - small to medium-sized evergreen shrubs of southern Europe and North Africa
Cistus albidus, white-leaved rockrose - compact white pubescent shrub of southwestern Europe having pink flowers
Cistus ladanifer, Cistus ladanum, common gum cistus - shrub having white flowers and viscid stems and leaves yielding a fragrant oleoresin used in perfumes especially as a fixative
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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So they started on their way, and after much wandering they reached a spot where a great rock rose straight up in the middle of the road.
Certain tall white cones of rock rose out of the purple sea; they flushed in the afternoon light and their vague rosiness gave them a human expression in face of the cold expanse toward which the prow was turned; they seemed to say farewell, to be the last note of a peopled world.
Rock Rose Gin - The Coastal Edition Kelp and liquorice salt feature in Dunnet Bay Distillers latest offering, Rock Rose Gin - The Coastal Edition, which is undoubtedly its most experimental to date.
5 USE DROUGHT-TOLERANT PLANTS PETER JONES, garden manager for Hardy Ornamental at RHS Garden Wisley, with its Mediterranean terraces, suggests cistus (rock rose), a lovely family of shrubs ideal for a hot sunny position, which will form mounds of green foliage and a profusion of simple flowers, from whites to deep pink.
Rock rose Other great plants which will thrive in long hot summers include lavender, while for architectural value consider Cupressus sempervirens (Pencil Cypress) one of the archetypal Mediterranean trees, which grows to produce a tall slender green pillar of evergreen interest, perfect for that Med look.
It takes place at Sloans bar and restaurant in Glasgow and will see guests taste Scottish gins Arbikie, Biggar, Crossbill, Eden Mill, Hendricks, Hills & Harbour, Isle of Harris, Makar, McLean's and Rock Rose, as well as meeting the teams behind them.
Try Mediterranean plants such as red-hot poker or rock rose - as a rule of thumb, plants with silvery green foliage are better suited to hot climates.
ROCK Rose Gin Summer Edition (PS37.50, 70cl, Dunnet Bay Distillers) IN tune with the seasons, gin lovers eagerly await Dunnet Bay's periodic releases - and nothing signal's summer like its citrus forward infusion of lemon balm, lemon verbena and lemon thyme to build the gorgeous citrus elements, without the need for peel.
ROCK Rose Gin Summer Edition PS37.50, 70cl, Dunnet Bay Distillers) tune with the seasons, gin lovers eagerly await Dunnet Bay's periodic releases - and nothing signal's summer like its citrus forward infusion of lemon balm, lemon verbena and lemon thyme to build the gorgeous citrus elements, without the need for peel.
Executive Chef at Plum + Spilt Milk, Mike Denman, has teamed up with Dunnet Bay Distillery to create this delicious chocolate pavlova with gin soaked berries using the award-winning Rock Rose Gin.
POINSETTA PUNCH With spruce tips cited as the hero ingredient in the special Winter Edition of Rock Rose Premium Scottish Gin, the original elements have been scaled down to allow the earthy and gentle citrusy notes from the spruce to shine.
3/5 Liz Earle Rosemary & Rock Rose Hand Repair, PS21 (lizearle.com) PACKED with essential oils and natural ingredients, including echinacea, rose and rosemary, you don't need to use a lot of this thick but fast-absorbing - and crucially, non-greasy - hand cream to feel the benefits.