A mounding ground covering shrub with lovely pale pink bell shaped flowers. A tough and easy care shrub particularly good for coastal areas. Feature plant for a shrubbery but also fantastic for pots. Best in well drained soil, from clay loam to sandy, acid to alkaline. Can be grown in sunny to shaded positions, making it a useful landscaping plant.
|Other Common Names:||Native Fuschia|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 0.7 metres|
|Width:||0.5 ~ 1 metre|
|Flowering Time:||Autumn, Winter|
|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:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade, Half shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Mound-shaped|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant|
|Special Uses:||Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds|
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