Ballerina Indian Hawthorn
Rhaphiolepis indica 'Ballerina'
|Description||This outstanding low evergreen shrub blooms profusely in late winter to early spring, often repeating in fall. Rose-pink flowers produce small, dark berries. Perfect for low maintenance gardens, with a neat, compact habit that seldom needs pruning. Heat and drought tolerant when established. Durable foliage resists damage from pollution and wind.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Spring, often repeating in early fall.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Ground Cover|
|Design Ideas||Feature as an accent or border plant, or mass into large beds to provide a spectacular splash of spring color.|
|Companion Plants||Aucuba (Aucuba); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster); Loropetalum (Loropetalum)|
|Care||Grows easily in average, well-drained soils. Flowers best in full sun. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5
Your climate may be too cold for this plant
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DAHL'S LANDSCAPE & GARDEN CENTER 14960 W. 159TH ST.
LOCKPORT, Illinois 60441
Ida's Garden Paradise 14960 W. 159th St.
Lockport, Illinois 60441
Lowe's 15601 South Lagrange Road
Orland Park, Illinois 60462
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.