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Correa 'Fire Bird'

correa 'Fire Bird'

A compact, dense shrub growing to 1m tall and spreading 2m. The name firebird refers to the striking red-orange colour of the flowers. A hybrid of Correa pulchella and Correa reflexa.
originHybrid species
cultural notesA hardy plant which is quite fast-growing. It prefers well drained soils in full sun or part shade.
maintenanceResponds well to light pruning.
toleratesTolerant of frost and drought.
flowering seasonLate Autumn and Winter
flower colourDeep red-orange tubular flowers which are large compared to most Correas. The flowers are pendulous.
foliage colourDull green with fine hairs.
widthup to 2m
heightup to 1m
plant spacing200cm apart
recommended usesUseful as a feature plant due to its large bright coloured winter flowers, often used in rockeries.

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