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CORREA backhouseana

Commonly known as Australian fuchsia

Clusters of drooping greenish white or cream flowers
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.50 each
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Any 3+ for £12.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - oval, dark-green leaves 2-3cm (1in) long on rust-red twigs.
  • Green
  • White - greenish white
  • Height - 1-2m (3-6½ft)
  • Spread - 1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - dense, spreading shrub. Produces flowers in small clusters
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - scale insects in greenhouse.
  • Place of origin - Australia (Victoria, Tasmania).
  • Flower Shape - Tubular - - to 2.5cm (1in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Correa - Growing Guide
1-2m (3-6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
 

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