Indian Princess® Indian Hawthorn
Rhaphiolepis indica 'Monto'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||raf-i-OL-e-pis IN-dih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Plant a hedge of this evergreen shrub along a walkway or as a divider to separate areas of the garden. It also works well as a foundation plant or as a low barrier between sidewalk and garden.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Aucuba (Aucuba); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Lilyturf (Liriope); 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: 7-11