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Correa 'Catie Bec' (Native Fuchsia)

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Best Australian natives for pots & small gardens. The trend towards smaller gardens has inspired the plant lovers in the nursery industry to respond with an ever-increasing range of Australian plants that will delight those who want to attract birds and butterflies and bring a little bit of the bush onto their balconies. From banksias to bottlebrush there are plants that will add colour and texture to provide year round interest.

Winter Flowering Plants for the Garden. No Australian garden need be free of flowers in winter. Read this article to learn about some great winter flowering plants.

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Plant description

Correa Catie Bec

Correa Catie Bec 1

A small shrub that becomes covered in pale pink, starry bell flowers. This is a tough, no nonsense shrub that performs brilliantly, and is particularly good for coastal areas. Feature plant for a shrubbery, and also good for containers. Likes a semi shade spot, prune lightly after flowering if desired. Attracts birds.

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 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

Will tolerate partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds, insects.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good native fertiliser.

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