Redbird™ Indian Hawthorne

Rhaphiolepis indica 'sPg-3-003' PP #25,770

SKU
42978
This deep-green shrub bursts with color in spring when the new leaves emerge a brilliant red. Profuse white spring flowers blush pink as they mature. A low maintenance evergreen with an upright, compact habit, making it an excellent choice as a hedge, accent, or foundation shrub for a sunny spot. Leaf-spot resistant.
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7-10

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Full sun

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 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCalifornia 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: 7-10

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

Good to grow!