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Correa 'Tucker Time Dinner Bells' (Native Fuchsia)

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Garden Themes. This article describes various garden themes that should work well within Australia.

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Combating too much rain - 8 top tips
. Tips for the gardener on how to cope with lots of rain.

Five best grasses for Australian lawns. Description of the 5 best grasses for Australian lawns - including native grasses.

Plant description

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Correa Tucker Time Dinner Bells

Correa 'Tucker Time Dinner Bells' is a dense mounding shrub with glossy dark green foliage and a profusion of green-tipped, red bell flowers from mid-summer to winter. The nectar-rich tubular flowers are highly attractive to honeyeaters, and other small birds will feed upon visiting insects.  A good feature plant for a shrubbery. Great for coastal sites as well as semi arid climates, as it is a very hardy little plant.

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: red and green
Flowering season: autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 1.2 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 1.2 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

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.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: not suitable.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Good native fertiliser.

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