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Rhaphiolepis hybrida Oriental Pink

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Wantirna
D3
Size: 20cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $17.80 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $19.58 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rhaphiolepis hybrida Oriental Pink Indian Hawthorn, Raphiolepis,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded

Description:
If you like 'Oriental Pearl' you will LOVE 'Oriental Pink'. This New Raphiolepis has been selected at Paradise Plants for good vigour, spot free leaves, attractive pink flowers and neat rounded shape. Oriental Pink is a bushy, low growing evergreen shrub that flowers in abundance in Spring. Flowers are soft pink borne in dense sprays. Foliage is deep glossy green. Will grow Australia wide, they are tolerant of both heat and frost but may need protection in extreme situations especially while young. Also available as a standard.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Any Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: During establishment period deep watering is recommended to encourage a deep root system. Soil should be kept moist but not water logged. Watering can be slowly reduced as plants establish and begin to grow strongly. Mulching will help to retain moisture levels in the soil and protect surface roots from extremes of temperature. Mulch layer should be 10cm deep and kept 10cm away from the base of the plant to help ensure adequate airflow around the stem. Lightly prune after flowering if needed. Twice a year in spring and summer with a high quality complete fertiliser.Easy care, only needs the occasional light trim. Space plants 60cm apart for a hedge or border. Images and information courtesy of Paradise Plants

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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