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Commonly known as Australian fuchsia
Genus of about 20 species of evergreen shrubs and small trees from scrub and woodland in Australia.
Natural hybridisation makes naming confusing and hundreds of named varieties exist. Some species are becoming endangered in the wild.
EvergreenShrubs and small trees. Leaves are aromatic when bruised.
Medium shrubTypically grow to around 4-6 feet in heightFlowers are tubular to bell-shaped with 4 spreading or reflexed lobes.
Will grow outside in milder locationsThis could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.If growing in greenhouse - ericaceous compost, full light, shade from hot sun.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowIn warm areas good as a courtyard plant or at the base of a wall.Pests & DiseasesScale insects in greenhouse.Place of originAustralia.
Garden Location/ConditionsAustralian / New Zealand
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilNeutral to acid soil
Buy Varieties of CORREA
clusters of drooping greenish white or cream flowers
tubular dusky red flowers
two-tone pink-yellow tubular flowers. Frost hardy
hardy, small leaved, compact shrub. Pale green flowers in winter