Bay Breeze® Indian Hawthorn

Rhaphiolepis indica 'Hines Darkleaf'

SKU
31219
Lustrous dark green foliage makes a dramatic backdrop for profuse clusters of fragrant pink flowers. Young leaf-spot resistant foliage is often bronze-orange, maturing to a deep green. Ornamental blue-black berries accompany the deep maroon winter foliage. Excellent evergreen groundcover, hedge, accent, or foundation shrub.
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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 3 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMid-winter through spring; repeats in fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCalifornia Lilac (Ceanothus); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Lilyturf (Liriope); Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster); Aucuba (Aucuba)

Grows easily in average, well-drained soils. 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: 7-10

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