A compact mounded shrub with gorgeous red-pink bell shaped flowers. A tough shrub particularly good for coastal areas. Correas are great landscaping plants, as they do well on a wide range of soils as long as they have good drainage, and can be grown in sun as well as more shaded spots. Fertilise in spring with a good native plant food.
|Common Name:||Native Fuchsia|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||1 ~ 1.3 metre|
|Width:||0.5 ~ 0.75 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Red, Pink|
|Flowering Time:||Autumn, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, 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|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Special Uses:||Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds|
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