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Indian Hawthorn

Indian Hawthorn

Indian Hawthorn, Raphiolepis indica, is a nice compact evergreen shrub, that doesn't really need much pruning unless you require a certain shape.

It grows to about 4 to 6 feet high and wide. Full sun or partial shade, but flowers best in full sun.

Flowers in mid spring or mid fall, with clusters of pale pink blooms. Bees and butterflies are attracted to the flowers.

Indian Hawthorn is heat and drought tolerant, and usually does very well in the desert Southwest, but when the temps got to below zero in 2011, most of the Hawthorn froze.

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