Rhaphiolepis Indica Springtime Topiary Lollipop Tree (Half Standard). Rhaphiolepis Indica Springtime, also known as Indian Hawthorn Pink Lady, is a gorgeous flowering evergreen shrub with year-round interest. Rhaphiolepis Indica produces profuse soft pink star-shaped flowers which have a light scent in springtime, followed by black berries, carried above the lustrous evergreen foliage. Both the fragrant blossoms and the succulent berries are attractive to birds and pollinating insects. Rhaphiolepis Indica Pink Lady will help attract and nourish wildlife in your garden.
A highly decorative shrub, Rhaphiolepis Springtime will attract admiring looks no matter where you choose to plant it. These specimens are shaped as elegant half standard (lollipop-shaped) topiary trees, further enhancing the many qualities this lovely cultivar possesses.
Height and Spread of Indian Hawthorn Pink Lady As our Rhaphiolepis Springtime cultivars come already trained in a topiary lollipop shape, they will need to be occasionally trimmed and will retain their current size, which ranges from 1.2 to 1.4 metres.
How Hardy Is Indian Hawthorn Pink Lady Rhaphiolepis Indica Pink Lady is fully hardy in the United Kingdom. Although considered frost hardy, this evergreen shrub will benefit from some sheltering in the winter.
How To Use Indian Hawthorn Pink Lady Rhaphiolepis Springtime is a flowering shrub with year-round interest. Plant it in a sunny spot in a mixed shrub border, paired with shrubs with autumn interest that will complement it. Since our specimens are shaped as topiary lollipops, they are particularly suited to be grown in pots for terraces and patios, where this shrub’s multiple seasons of interest can be fully enjoyed. Similarly, Rhaphiolepis Pink Lady topiaries are a popular choice for Mediterranean-themed gardens.
How To Care for Indian Hawthorn Pink Lady Rhaphiolepis Indica Pink Lady is not a demanding cultivar. These are sun-loving plants and should be positioned against a south-facing wall where it has protection from cold drying winds. As for the soil, this sun-loving shrub will do well in almost any moist but well-drained soil.