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Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn

Rhaphiolepis 'Montic'

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Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn

Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn

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Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis 'Montic') at Pender Pines Garden Center

Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn flowers

Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn flowers

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Height:  15 feet

Spread:  15 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  6b


A large evergreen shrub or small tree that produces clusters of soft pink flowers in spring; bright reddish-orange new foliage matures to a deep glossy green; maroon winter foliage; an excellent accent tree, or screen; shown to be leaf spot resistant

Ornamental Features

Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn features showy clusters of fragrant shell pink flowers at the ends of the branches from late winter to early spring. It has attractive dark green evergreen foliage which emerges antique red in spring. The glossy oval leaves are highly ornamental and turn burgundy in the fall, which persists throughout the winter.

Landscape Attributes

Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a mounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Disease

Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Accent  Screening  Garden 
Flowers  Foliage Color  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features