Correa alba ‘Star Showers’ – Native Fuchsia

An attractive, very easy care and low growing shrub, Star Showers has grey dense foliage and prolific white starry flowers. The flowers are attractive to nectar feeding birds, and are borne over a long period, from autumn to early spring. It is a great landscaping plant, very hardy and suits a wide range of conditions. It has a nice ground covering habit, and an occasional tip prune will encourage an even more dense habit. Good for sunny to part shade, tolerates frost and dry periods well. Suitable for coastal gardens and for container growing.

Scientific Name:Correa alba
Family:Rutaceae
Common Name:Native Fuchsia
Other Common Names:Correa
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover, Clumping perennial
Height:0.3 ~ 0.4 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Clay, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Bonsai, Erosion control, Pipe and drain friendly, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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