Rhaphiolepis umbellata, commonly known as Indian hawthorn or Yeddo hawthorne is a shrub from family Rosaceae. Yeddo hawthorne is a dense slow-growing, broad-leaved evergreen shrub that typically grows to 2 m tall and as wide. It is native to Japan. It features ovate glossy dark green leaves to 5-7 cm long. New leaves emerge gray green, but mature to dark green. Fragrant, white to light pink flowers bloom in spring in loose panicles to 5-8 cm. Flowers are followed by blue-black berries. Best flowering occurs in locations with full sun. Tolerates light shade. Established. Avoid wetting the leaves when watering this shrub because of its susceptibility to leaf spot.