Correa reflexa x alba ‘Lemon Twist’ – Native Fuchsia

The lovely lemon bell-shaped flowers set on tough shiny foliage are the outstanding feature of this hardy bird attracting small shrub. Use it as a feature plant or even as a hedge as it copes well with regular pruning. Trim it at the end of winter as it finishes flowering. Feed in early spring with a good native fertilizer, and water in well afterwards to avoid foliage burn. Suits most soils and will flower in sun or in part shade.

Scientific Name:Correa reflexa x alba
Family:Rutaceae
Common Name:Native Fuchsia
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.1 ~ 0.2 metres
Width:1 ~ 1.2 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Planting Season:All year
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Cut flower, 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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