Correa ‘Tucker Time Multi Bella’ Native Fuchsia

A dense mounding shrub with clusters of nectar rich pink and lemon-green-tipped bell flowers. These are displayed en masse both outside and inside the canopy of soft grey green leaves, proving irresistible to honey-eating birds. Great feature or pot plant. Good for sun to part shade, acid to alkaline soils. Likes good drainage, raised garden beds work very well. Feed with a good native fertiliser in spring.

Family:Rutaceae
Scientific Name:Correa
Cultivar:Tucker Time Multi Bella
Common Name:Native Fuchsia
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.4 ~ 0.6 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 0.4 metres
Flower Colour:Cream, Yellow, Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay 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
Special Uses:Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds

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WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

Once you have found the plant that looks right for you, the next step is where to buy it.
Most nurseries stock a good range of plants, but due to space and supplies, they may not always have the plant that you are searching for in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you if you request it.
Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you have planned on, they can often suggest alternatives that will also work well for you.
Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

IndigiGrow- Sydney- NSW

 

Harvest Seeds And Native Plant Nursery – Sydney – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Geelong Native Plants – Victoria

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

MAIL ORDER NURSERIES –

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants.