Exempt from the NSW Rhaphiolepis ban as it rarely if ever produces seed
Rhaphiolepis indica 'RAPH01' PBR
Hardy Exotic Range
This shrub is just about bullet proof – it is a large evergreen shrub that grows pretty well anywhere. It produces masses of large white flowers for most of the year, and rarely if ever produces seed, making it safer near bushland.
NOTE: Cosmic White™ Rhaphiolepis is exempt from the NSW ban of Rhaphiolepis, Click Here for more information.
Uses: Hedge (also as a hardy shrub for just about any location, home and commercial use)
Position & Tolerances: Full sun to moderate shade. Drought and frost tolerant. Humidity tolerant. Suits coastal positions and difficult planting sites
Height & Width: 1.5-3m high x 1.5m wide
Flowers: Flowers heavily in spring, with spot flowering the rest of the year. Large white flowers
Soil Type: Sandy to well drained clay soils
Best Planting Time: March to November
Planting Density: 1-1.5 plants per linear metre (1-3 plants per m²)
Where it thrives: NSW, QLD, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA and NT
Pruning: Prune to shape every 1-2 years after flowering