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PlantFiles: Indian Hawthorn, India Hawthorn
Rhaphiolepis indica 'Ballerina'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhaphiolepis (raf-ee-oh-LEP-iss) (Info)
Species: indica (IN-dih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Ballerina

Synonym:Raphiolepis indica

Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral vossner On Feb 28, 2007, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Nice to have the pink flowers but it gets leggy, thus giving the appearance of being sickly. Not bushy like white blooming Clara.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Yarnell, Arizona
Los Angeles, California
Modesto, California
Oak View, California
Spring Valley, California
Tustin, California
Mc Kinney, Texas
Richmond, Texas
Spring, Texas



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