The flared dusky pink flowers combine with attractive dark green foliage are the features of this beautiful native fuchsia. 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. Suits most soil types, will flower in sun or part shade. Feed with a good native fertiliser in early spring and again in summer, being sure to water after application so as not to burn the foliage.
|Scientific Name:||Correa pulchella x alba|
|Common Name:||Native Fuchsia|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Ground cover|
|Height:||0.8 ~ 1 metre|
|Width:||0.8 ~ 1 metre|
|Flower Colour:||White, Pink|
|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, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Cold climate, 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, Wow factor|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Bonsai, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Nectar eating birds|
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