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RHAPHIOLEPIS umbellata



White flowers sometimes tinted rose-pink and thick oval glossy leaves
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - oval to obovate or inversely lance-shaped, leathery, dark-green, shallowly-toothed leaves to 9cm (3½in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - bushy shrub. Produces flowers to 2cm (¾in) across in conical racemes to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Korea, Japan
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - outside
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Rhaphiolepis - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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