Correa reflexa – Native Fuchsia


Correa reflexa is a low growing, wonderfully hardy shrub that flowers through the year. There are many different forms, from near prostrate to more upright, and yellow cream to pink to red and yellow flowers. The flowers are long and tubular bell shaped, and are attractive to birds and other nectar lovers.
Will grow on a wide range of soil types, and in sun to shade. Best growth and flowering are in a well drained soil with a good compost mulch, and regular watering. Will survive if neglected, and rarely troubled by pests or disease.

Family : Rutaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : All year
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Correa reflexa
Common Name : Native Fuchsia
Height : 1.2
Flower Color : Cream, Yellow, Red, Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects