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Correa 'Federation Belle' (Native Fuchsia)

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Plant description

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Correa 'Federation Belle' is a fast growing, small rounded shrub with long bell shaped flowers of rose pink, tipped with pale green. A wonderfully tough and easy care shrub particularly good for coastal areas. It reaches half a metre tall and a metre wide, and is bird attracting. Flowers from late summer, through autumn and into early winter. Prefers a lightly shaded spot, and an open soil type. A great container plant. Keep moist when establishing, after which it can tolerate dry spells and frosts.

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: summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: birds.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: not suitable.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good native fertiliser.

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