Ballerina Indian Hawthorn

Rhaphiolepis indica 'Ballerina'

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.
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8 - 10

Good to grow!8


Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationraf-i-OL-e-pis IN-dih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 to 2 1/2 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms in spring, often repeating in early fall.
Design IdeasFeature as an accent or border plant, or mass into large beds to provide a spectacular splash of spring color.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureCool-Season Flowers

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

Good to grow!