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Correa glabra 'Barossa Gold' (Native Fuchsia)

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Plant description

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Correa glabra 'Baroosa Gold' is a low mounded shrub with attractive golden coloured foliage for year round interest. In shadier positions, the foliage will be lime coloured. The tubular flowers are dusky red and pendulous, in autumn to spring. A wonderfully tough and easy care garden addition, and great for pots. Grow in part shade to a sunny spot, and does well in most soil types.

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: birds.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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