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Rhaphiolepis Indica

Botanical Name:

Rhaphiolepis indica

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrubs, Shrub

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Flowers are white and tinted pink towards the center. They are less than an inch in diameter. They have 5 petals, are obovate, clawed, and have 15-20 reddish-pink stamens. Inflorescence is a terminal, flat-topped, tomentose, open panicle up to 3" in diameter.

Fruit

Fruits are subglobose berries that are less than an inch in size and are purplish-bluish-black in color. They persist into winter.

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Pollinators

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Rosales

Family

Rosaceae

Genus

Rhaphiolepis

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