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Rhaphiolepis rosiflora Hot Tips

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rhaphiolepis rosiflora Hot Tips Indian Hawthorn
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
A showy evergreen shrub with attractive foliage and masses of white flowers during spring. It has shiny dark leathery green leaves, as the weather cools down tips of vibrant orange are displayed before turning deep red in winter. 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 specimen. Grows approx. 1m H x 1m W.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, 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, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Africa

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

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