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Correa alba prostrate

white correa prostrate

Prostrate form of Correa alba. Attractive grey-green foliage and starry white flowers. Grows to a height of 30cm and a width od 1.2m
originCoastal NSW, Vic, Tas, SA.
cultural notesA very hardy plant naturally occuring in coastal areas. Grow in full sun or part shade in well drained soils.
maintenanceCan be pruned to maintain shape.
toleratesVery resistant to salt spray, frost tolerant, drought tolerant once established.
flowering seasonLate Autumn and Winter. Can flower most of the year depending on climate.
flower colourStarry white flowers. A pink flowering variety is also available. The flower is open, unlike most correa species.
foliage colourGrey-green rounded leaves with short hairs on the underside.
widthup to 1.2m
heightup to 0.3m
plant spacing100cm apart
recommended usesGood for mass plantings, roundabouts, median strips and coastal plantings.

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