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Correa Tucker Time Multi Bella is a terrific low maintenance little flowering shrub. It is dense and mounding, with clusters of nectar rich pink and green-tipped bell flowers. These are displayed en masse both outside and inside the canopy of soft grey green leaves, proving irresistible to honey-eating birds. Long flowering, from autumn through to spring. Great feature or pot plant. Best in temperate climates, and great for coastal gardens. Grows from half a metre to a metre high and wide, and likes full sun to part shade. Does well on most soil types, from well drained clay loams to sandy soils, moist to dry.
Flower colour: pink and green
Flowering season: autumn winter
Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres
Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: not suitable.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: Good native fertiliser.