Rhaphiolepis indica. India hawthorn. China

Shrub, planted widely and used as hedge or foundation planting. Simple, glossy, alternate, leathery leaves; white to pink, 5-petaled flowers in showy clusters from fall to early spring, depending on cultivar. Dark blue, berry-like fruit.

Post Office; Braun Music and Mayfield Mall; Around Oval; Amy Blue Garden.

Illustrations (links open new windows): habit | flower (Hoover Tower, 1/8/04)

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Related material: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No.12, p.12

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