Correa ‘Catie Bec’ Native Fuchsia

 

A small shrub that becomes covered in pale pink star shaped flowers. A tough shrub particularly good for coastal areas. A useful plant for landscaping as it will grow well and flower in sunny to shaded positions, and in acid to alkaline soils. Best in well drained soil, and is a great container plant. prune lightly after flowering if needed, and feed with a good native fertiliser in spring.

Scientific Name:Correa
Family:Rutaceae
Common Name:Native Fuchsia
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant
Special Uses:Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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