Georgia Petite Indian Hawthorn
Rhaphiolepis x delacourii 'Georgia Petite'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Lore||Entomosporium leaf spot fungus has plagued Indian Hawthorn in the southern United States. Dr. Will Corley's efforts to breed fungus resistant varieties at the University of Georgia has yielded 'Georgia Petite'. It is derived from R. delacourii, itself a hybrid of R. indica and R. umbellata bred decades ago by M. Delacour at Cannes, France.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||An outstanding performer that offers multi-season interest for smallish homes. Choice grouped into foundation planting. Short stature is perfect beneath large picture windows. Use in mixed borders as singles or grouped for larger color splash. Line up into informal hedge or edging along pavement. Plant along the base of picket fences or to cloak seat wall footings. Well behaved choice for raised planters.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Aucuba (Aucuba); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster); Loropetalum (Loropetalum)|
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