A good small and ground covering shrub with bell shaped pink and green tipped flowers in winter. Fast growing and with a dense habit, good for sun to light shade. Prefers reasonably drained soil, however it is adaptable to most soil types. Tolerates drought and frost hardy.
|Scientific Name:||Correa reflexa|
|Common Name:||Native Fuchsia|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.4 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 2 metre|
|Flower Colour:||Red, Pink, Green|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Nectar eating birds, Other insects|
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