exceptionally drought tolerant once established
Hawthorne's (raphiolepis indica)
are low maintenance flowering evergreen shrubs
that we use in every landscape plan we draw. The
pink or white flowers are produced in abundance
during spring making them an excellent substitute
for azaleas in full sun. These are exceptionally
drought tolerant plants. The foliage is evergreen.
use Indian Hawthornes in foundation plantings
and also use them as a border or in groups in
sunny beds or on embankments.
are certain varieties that have shown excellent
tolerance to cold weather and disease resistance.
'Snow', 'Calisto', and 'Eleanor Tabor' are low-growing
Dwarf Indian Hawthorne, or Raphiolepis umbelleta
minor, is a more upright form producing pure white
flowers against wavy dark green foliage. Yedda
grows to about 4 to 5 feet high and 3 to 4 feet