Correa pulchella ‘Remarkable Rocks’ – Native Fuchsia

The salmon coloured flowers in winter is the outstanding feature of this lovely Correa from South Australia. Use it as a small feature shrub in an area where you can enjoy the nectar feeding birds that it will attract. Tip prune the plant when young and give it a light trim after flowering has finished at the end of winter. Does well on most soil types and will flower in sun or in part shade. Feed with a good native fertilizer in spring and water in well.

Family : Rutaceae
Cultivar Name: Remarkable Rocks
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Autumn, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Fragrant oils, Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Correa pulchella
Common Name : Native Fuchsia
Height : 1
Flower Color : Red, Pink, Orange
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial, Short lived
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Nectar eating birds