- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 4 - 6 Feet
- Mature Spread 4 - 6 Feet
- Growing Zones 8 - 10
- Use As A Thriller In Containers
Rhaphiolepis indica is a dense evergreen that also goes by Indian Hawthorn. The La Vida Grande Rhaphiolepis Indica will leave an impression for all of the right reasons, thanks to its dainty star-shaped pink flowers that bloom on large panicles during the spring. New leaves are a dusky peach color to start and transition into a bright glossy green with age. This low-maintenance shrub grows as a perennial in USDA zones 8 through 10.
This flowering shrub is native to Asia and stands about 6 feet tall once mature, making it an excellent choice to use as a hedge or toward the back of a bed, in general landscaping, or a specimen. Rhaphiolepis indica is a perfect container plant that can brighten up a deck or patio space. The leathery foliage of this evergreen will stay in place and provide year-round color. The La Vida Grande Rhaphiolepis Indica is disease-resistant for added convenience and peace of mind.
La Vida Grande™ Indian Hawthorn Care
Part to full sun is essential to growing a healthy La Vida Grande Rhaphiolepis Indica. This plant needs at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight. Soil should be acidic with a pH of 6.0 - 7.5. The soil should also promote drainage because while this plant likes damp soil during its first year, too much water can be damaging.
This plant naturally maintains a rounded shape but trim back overgrowth as needed after the flowers die back. Indian Hawthorn is not a heavy feeder but apply a balanced slow-release plant food in the spring to encourage new growth.
La Vida Grande™ Indian Hawthorn Spacing
This shrub will max out at about 4 to 6 feet tall and wide. Space plants 6 feet apart if creating a hedge. Plant La Vida Grande Rhaphiolepis Indica about 7 to 8 feet away from buildings or other plants if you want to leave space around the shrub.
La Vida Grande™ Indian Hawthorn Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 8 - 10|
|Plant Type: Bushes|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 4 - 6 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 4 - 6 Feet|
|Spacing: 4 - 6 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): Pink|
|Bloom Period: Spring|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Winter Interest|
|Tolerates: Heat, Salt|
|Attracts: Bees, Butterflies|
|Container Role: Thriller|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
|Common Name: La Vida Grande™ Indian Hawthorn|
|Scientific Name: Rhaphiolepis indica 'SMNRI20F' USPPAF|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.