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Correa 'Dusky Bells' (Native Fuchsia)

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Plant description

Correa Dusky Bells

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Correa Dusky Bells is an old favourite dense mounding shrub with profuse flowering on dark green foliage. It has pink bell flowers from autumn through to spring, and birds and butterflies love the nectar. A great plant for low maintenance gardens, as it is mostly pest and disease free, with a naturally compact habit. Likes moist, well drained soils best, but is tolerant of a wide range of conditions.

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: 0.5 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, butterflies.

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: dry, moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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