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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Commonly known as Australian fuchsia

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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.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs and small trees. Leaves are aromatic when bruised.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - flowers are tubular to bell-shaped with 4 spreading or reflexed lobes.
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This 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.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - in warm areas good as a courtyard plant or at the base of a wall.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects in greenhouse.
  • Place of origin - Australia.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
Correa - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CORREA

CORREA backhouseana   AWARD

CORREA backhouseana  >

Commonly known as: Australian fuchsia.
Clusters of drooping greenish white or cream flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CORREA 'Dusky Bells'   AWARD

CORREA 'Dusky Bells'  >

Commonly known as: Australian fuchsia.
Tubular dusky red flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CORREA harrisii   AWARD

CORREA harrisii  >

Commonly known as: Australian fuchsia.
(mannii) - tubular scarlet flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

CORREA 'Marian's Marvel'   AWARD

CORREA 'Marian's Marvel'  >

Commonly known as: Australian fuchsia.
Two-tone pink-yellow tubular flowers. Frost hardy
Multibuy Any 3+ for £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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