Indian Princess® Indian Hawthorn

Rhaphiolepis indica 'Monto'

SKU
06985
A profusion of light pink flower clusters in spring that fade to white, producing a dual color effect. A terrific flowering shrub with a compact, mounding form, excellent for mass planting or low hedges. Works equally well as an evergreen foundation plant.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationraf-i-OL-e-pis IN-dih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasPlant 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsAucuba (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

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