Correa pulchella ‘Remarkable Rocks’ – Native Fuchsia

The salmon coloured flowers in winter is the outstanding feature of this lovely Correa from South Australia. Use it as a small feature shrub in an area where you can enjoy the nectar feeding birds that it will attract. Tip prune the plant when young and give it a light trim after flowering has finished at the end of winter. Does well on most soil types and will flower in sun or in part shade. Feed with a good native fertilizer in spring and water in well.

Scientific Name:Correa pulchella
Family:Rutaceae
Common Name:Native Fuchsia
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.8 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Red, Pink, Orange
Flowering Time:Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Fragrant oils, Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Nectar eating birds

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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