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CORREA backhouseana

Commonly known as Australian fuchsia

Clusters of drooping greenish white or cream flowers
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£14.50 each
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  • 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. Small clusters of tubular flowers to 2.5cm (1in) long.
  • 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).
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Winter
  • 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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