COMMERCIAL NURSERY – SHRUB
Raphiolepis indica – Snow Maiden, Indian Hawthorn
Rhaphiolepis indica or the Snow Maiden or Indian Hawthorn is a bushy, rounded, evergreen shrub with dark green glossy, leathery toothed leaves and panicles of white with pink star shaped flowers in summer that mature to dark blue berries in winter.
It is a good plant for coastal positions and is very dense and hardy while also being very attractive, especially when in bloom in springtime. Suited to most climates excluding extreme hot and dry. Tolerates wind and moderate frost once established and is fast growing.
Uses: Border, hedging, screening, coastal areas