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Products > Correa pulchella 'Pink Flamingo'
 
Correa pulchella 'Pink Flamingo' - Australian Fuchsia
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Rutaceae (Citrus)
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Winter/Spring
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Seaside: Yes
Summer Dry: Yes
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Correa pulchella 'Pink Flamingo' (Australian Fuchsia) - A compact evergreen shrub to 3 feet tall and as wide with smooth and shiny deep-green leaves densely cloaking the branches. Deep salmon-pink flowers are very striking during winter and spring with scattered flowering year-round. Plant in full sun to part shade, with average to good drainage, Grows well in dry shade under oaks. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. An Australian Plant Introduction from U.C. Santa Cruz Arboretum and Koala Blooms. First introduced in 2001 through this program by San Marcos Growers, Rosendale Nursery and Suncrest Nursery.  This description is based on our research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery and our own landscape plantings and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments we receive from others and appreciate receiving feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Correa 'Pink Flamingo'
 
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