Correa pulchella ‘Little Cate’ – Native Fuschia

A delightful and very useful small shrub that is naturally compact growing and mounding. It bears masses of pendant pink bell flowers in winter to spring, which are visited by small nectar loving birds and insects. A great plant for partly shaded positions, and will still flower even in shade, but will also cope with more sun. It tolerates frosts well. Prune after flowering to encourage a more dense habit.

Scientific Name:Correa pulchella
Family:Rutaceae
Common Name:Native Fuschia
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.4 ~ 0.6 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Cold climate
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Cool
Light:Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Topiary, Groundcover, Feature plant
Special Uses:Bonsai, 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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