Dwarf Yedda Hawthorn
Rhaphiolepis umbellata 'Minor'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||raf-i-OL-e-pis um-bel-LAY-ta|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 5 to 8 ft. tall and wide in 10 years; larger in optimal conditions.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|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.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Year-round Interest|
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