Majestic Beauty® Indian Hawthorn
Rhaphiolepis x 'Montic'
|Description||This easy-to-grow and versatile large shrub with handsome, glossy, deep green foliage produces huge clusters of fragrant, pearl-pink flowers in spring. Perfect for planting along driveways and parking medians where reflected heat is an issue. Useful as a background shrub, privacy screen, or small tree with single or multiple trunks. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Design Ideas||May be the most versatile of all evergreen shrubs. Excellent cover for foundation planting that takes afternoon sun in summer. Well proven for parking lots and along driveways where reflected heat is problematic. Outstanding structural bloomer for back of beds and borders. Suited to making a casual naturalistic privacy screen or sheared into sheared into a more formal hedge. Size is ideal for a small tree in courtyards, urban gardens and in limited front yards.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Aucuba (Aucuba); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster); Loropetalum (Loropetalum)|
|Care||Grows easily in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency, once established. Fertilize in early spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering; can be maintained as a shrub as small as 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide, with regular pruning.|
|Lore||Raphiolepis is one of the few plants that has no known human uses.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11
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