Dwarf Yedda Hawthorn
Rhaphiolepis umbellata 'Minor'
|Description||An easy-care evergreen shrub with a compact, rounded form. Small, lustrous, dark green leaves cluster at the ends of branches, highlighted by lightly fragrant, white flowers in spring. Thrives in warmth and humidity. Excellent for massing, or to frame the back of a border.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 5 to 8 ft. tall and wide in 10 years; larger in optimal conditions.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||Plant in masses as an attractive backdrop to a flowering shrub border, or group in a row as a low screen or informal hedge. This versatile shrub requires little care and thrives in full sun to part shade gardens, making it perfect for planting under large, open-canopied trees or along walls or foundations.|
|Companion Plants||Aucuba (Aucuba); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster); Loropetalum (Loropetalum)|
|Care||Grows easily in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. In mildest climates, may quickly reach 8 ft. tall and wide, or wider.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11
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