Bay Breeze® Indian Hawthorn
Rhaphiolepis indica 'Hines Darkleaf'
|Description||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.|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Blooms||Mid-winter through spring; repeats in fall.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||California Lilac (Ceanothus); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Lilyturf (Liriope); Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster); Aucuba (Aucuba)|
|Care||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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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.