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CORREA 'Dusky Bells'

Commonly known as Australian fuchsia

Tubular dusky red flowers
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  • Evergreen - oval mid- to dark-green leaves to 3.5cm (1½in) long on reddish brown stems.
  • Red
  • Height - 30-90cm (12-36in)
  • Spread - 1.5-3m (5-10ft)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - wide-spreading habit. 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) -
  • 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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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Correa - Growing Guide
30-90cm (12-36in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5-3m (5-10ft)
 

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