Correa ‘Federation Belle’ – Native Fuchsia

 

A hardy small rounded shrub with excellent, bright flower colour of pink and green. Flowers late summer through to winter. A tough and fast growing shrub particularly good for coastal areas. Feature plant for a shrubbery and looks superb in a container. Bird attracting. Frost and drought tolerant.

Family:Rutaceae
Scientific Name:Correa
Cultivar:Federation Belle
Common Name:Native Fuchsia
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:1.5 metres
Width:1.5 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow, Pink, Green
Flowering Time:Summer, Autumn, Winter, All year
Ph Level:Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant
Special Uses:Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects

 

 


 

WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

 

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Visit or ring your favourite nursery to see if they have it in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you.  Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you want, they can often suggest an alternative to you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries, and some who do mail order. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Geelong Native Plants – Victoria

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants.