The Scarlet Hawthorn look amazing with their striking deep scarlet flower! A very hardy tree well suited to hot dry conditions and also colder areas (Crataegus Pauls Scarlet are sterile flowering so non spreading) Also are thornless. A fantastic tree for Central Otago!
SCARLET Flowering Hawthorn – CRATAEGUS laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’
Lovely tight rosette double flowers late October early November
CRATAEGUS laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’, Scarlet Flowering Hawthorn- 35/45lt container at 2.5m+
Interesting Tree Facts…
– Crataegus Pauls Scarlet in actually in the Rose family! – (Rosaceae) even though Pauls Scarlet is a thornless variety
- This variety was discovered more than 150 years ago as a sport on a Crataegus laevigata ‘Rosea Flore Pleno’ plant, and introduced to the trade in 1866 by the plantsman William Paul (England).
– Native to Oregon, USA