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Rhaphiolepis indica fergusonii Little Bliss

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rhaphiolepis indica fergusonii Little Bliss Indian Hawthorn, Raphiolepis,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
A dwarf form of Rhaphiolepis that has stunning shiny dark leathery green leaves with red tipped fresh growth. Masses of beautiful dainty, fragrant white and pink flowers appear in spring and summer. Grows in full sun to part shade but produces more flowers when planted in full sun. A fantastic addition to the landscape making a great formal or informal hedge as well as a stand alone shrub.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Rhaphiolepis are a very tough low maintenance plant and usually trouble free. They do not like to be too wet or to dry out so a good free draining soil is required that is mulched well. Water to establish then during dry periods. Apply annual fertiliser in spring. Prune to desired shape after flowering.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Red
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High
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