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CORREA 'Dusky Bells'

Commonly known as Australian fuchsia

Tubular dusky red flowers
Further Reading....
  • 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

CORREA 'Dusky Bells'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects in greenhouse.
    Place of origin
    Australia (Victoria, Tasmania).
  • Flower Shape
    Tubular
    To 2.5cm (1in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Suitable for small gardens
  • 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
    Spring
    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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