Please submit a search term.

Rhaphiolepis umbellata

Common Name(s):
Indian hawthorn, Yeddo hawthorn
Cultivar(s):
'Minor', 'Pinkie' (dwarf with bright pink flowers), 'Snow White' (dwarf, white flowers), 'Majestic Beauty'
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Good for coastal areas; salt spray, wind and drought tolerant. This plant is frequently damaged by deer.

Height:
4-6 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, glossy dark green leaves; 1 to 3 in. long; clustered at end of stem; tinged purple in winter; new growth is gray-green
Flower:
0.7 in. white or pink flowers in mid-spring on 2 to 3 in. panicle; mild fragrance; purple-black to bluish black fruit fall into winter
Zones:
7b-10
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Dense, rounded mound
Width:
4-6 ft.
Tags:
cpp, wind tolerant, drought tolerant, wind, salt tolerant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1739

Rhaphiolepis umbellata Rhaphiolepis umbellata
Rhaphiolepis umbellata R. umbellata in bloom
Sandy Austin, CC BY-NC-2.0