Rhaphiolepis indica 'Pink Lady'

India Hawthorn, Pink India Hawthorn

Grown for their dark, leathery leaves and long, late-blooming flowers, these popular evergreen shrubs are drought-tolerant once established. Flowers range from white to deep pink and bloom from late fall to late spring. Small, purple or black fruit follows. New leaves on these mostly low-growing shrubs turn bronze and burgundy. Taller types can reach 6 to 15 feet. Use as informal hedges, background plantings, low screens and container plants. Use dwarf types for ground covers. Easy to grow in full sun. Will not tolerate frost. For dense bushes, prune and pinch new growth frequently. Avoid overhead watering. Watch for aphids, fungus and fireblight.
Rhaphiolepis indica, India Hawthorn, Pink India Hawthorn
A fast-growing shrub with dark pink flowers, it makes a colorful, informal hedge or screen. The leaves begin bronze and burgundy and mature to dark green.

Attributes - Rhaphiolepis indica 'Pink Lady'

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Mid Winter through Late Spring

Flower Color: Pink

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 4 ft. to 5 ft.

Width: 8 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Aphids, Black Spot.

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