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Indian Hawthorn 'Snow White'

Rhaphiolepis indica 'Snow White'  • 

Photo: Indian Hawthorn 'Snow White'

Photo: Indian Hawthorn 'Snow White'
Photo: Indian Hawthorn 'Snow White'

General description

Raphiolepis Indica 'Snow White' is a moderate growing shrub that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7A through 11. It matures to an average height of 3 feet to 4 feet and an average width of 4 feet to 6 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun, morning sun with afternoon shade or morning shade with afternoon sun and grows best when planted in sand, loam, clay or silt soil that is well drained or moderately drained. In the spring Snow White Indian Hawthorne produces white flowers. The foliage is blue green and dark green in color. It attracts songbirds / birds and is resistant to drought, insects, diseases and heat.

Snow White Indian Hawthorne can be useful in the landscape along woodland borders, in mass plantings, in foundation plantings, in shrub borders, around decks, swimming pools, and other outdoor living areas, as a focal point, in landscape beds or islands, for erosion control, to accentuate entryways or in small groupings and also in rock or xeriscape gardens or theme gardens.


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