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Correa 'Dusky Bells'

correa 'Dusky Bells'

A low shrub to 1m high and spreading 2-3m. Derives its name from its dusky pink, bell shaped flowers. A hybrid of Correa pulchella and Correa reflexa. Bird attractant.
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originhybrid species
cultural notesReasonably hardy, prefers moist, well drained soils in part shade but will tolerate full sun.
maintenanceCan be pruned to maintain shape.
toleratesFrost tolerant, reasonably drought tolerant.
flowering seasonWinter and Spring.
flower colourThe flowers are deep pink, tubular and pendulous.
foliage colourLeaves are dull green on top and grey-green underneath.
widthup to 3m
heightup to 1m
recommended usesCan be used as a feature plant or to fill in spaces under larger trees. Bird attractant.
 
plant image credits Percita

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