Indian Hawthorne

Distinctive Evergreens

Lustrous, evergreen foliage turns a striking burgundy-red in winter. White flower clusters in spring cover this lovely compact and mounding habit. Small blue-black berries in fall. Low maintenance, easy to grow with superior disease resistance. 


Rhaphiolepis x delacourii ‘Corleyscourii’ PP#15,544

Lustrous purple red winter foliage. 

Loves the sun and heat!

Clusters of white spring flowers

Spring flower clusters

Compact cloud-like habit

Abundant color changes throughout the year

Profuse flowers look like snow!

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Plant Profile

Plant Type
Full sun to part shade for best results. Drought tolerant once established.
Average Height
Average Width
4 - 8'
Average Spacing
4 - 8'
Hardiness Zones
Zones 7 - 10
Habit Shape
Compact, rounded dome-shaped mounding habit.
Dense, disease resistant dark green foliage turns burgundy merlot with cooler temperatures. Evergreen.
More Info
See 'Features & Uses' and 'General Maintenance' above

Features & Uses


  • Low Maintenance / Easy to care for
  • Year Round Color and Interest
  • Tolerates sun or shade


  • Mass Planting
  • Borders
  • Specimen/Accent

General Maintenance


  • A dense mounded shape that rarely needs pruning. 


  • Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.


  • This versatile plant tolerates sun or shade.
Care & Planting

Care & Planting

Providing a broad range of sizes, forms and textures, evergreens create a perfect framework to unify the garden throughout the seasons. 


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Care & Planting

Care & Planting

Combine annuals, perennials and flowering shrubs or trees with a variety of evergreens to create a colorful backyard haven. Year round foliage adds color during dull winter months.


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Care & Planting

Care & Planting

Planting Guide

  • Dig a planting hole twice as large as the root ball
  • Remove plant from container and place in planting hole
  • Level top of root ball with the ground
  • Backfill
  • Water
  • Mulch
  • Keep moist until established


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Care & Planting

Care & Planting


With good natural forms, pruning is not typically required. To develop or maintain a desired shape or size, however, it is best to prune in the fall for desired shape.


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