Rhaphiolepis umbellata Minor (syn. Raphiolepis umbellata Gulf GreenTM) Rosaceae
Dwarf Yeddo Rhaphiolepis raf-i-o-LE-pis um-bel-LA-ta
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, 3-4 ft (0.9-1.2 m) tall, rounded form. Leaves simple, small, about 2.5 cm long, glossy dark green above, clustered at end of branches. Flowers perfect, white, 2 cm across, in dense, upright clusters. Bluish-black fruit, about 2 cm diam.
- Sun, prefers moist, well-drained soil, will tolerate drought.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (7) 8