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Products > Correa alba var. pannosa 'Western Pink Star'
Correa alba var. pannosa 'Western Pink Star' - Australian Fuchsia

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Rutaceae (Citrus)
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Height: 1 foot
Width: 4-6 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 alba var. pannosa 'Western Pink Star' (Australian Fuchsia) - An ornamental member of the citrus family which is a semi-woody moderately-compact ground-covering plant that grows to 1 foot tall and about 4-6 feet wide and has round to oval grayish-green, slightly-rough small leaves. The pretty pale-pink starry flowers are produced in the upper axils in late spring and early summer. Plant in full sun to light shade. Hardy to 20-25 F. Responds very well to pruning. Tolerates acidic or slightly alkaline soils. Excellent for general planting, rockeries, borders and large patio pots, especially in coastal regions. This cultivar is thought to be wild collected from cliff-tops in limestone pockets east of Warnambool, Victoria by a Mr. Pat Urbonus. A 2004 UCSC Koala Blooms Introduction. This plant is available from San Marcos Growers, Rosendale Nursery, Suncrest Nursery, Monterey Bay Nursery and Native Sons Nursery. 

This information about Correa alba var. pannosa 'Western Pink Star' displayed is based on research conducted in our horticultural library and from reliable online resources. We also will relate observations made about it as it grows in our nursery gardens and other gardens we have visited, as well how the crops have performed in containers in our nursery field. We will also incorporate comments that we receive from others and we welcome hearing from anyone with additional information, particularly if they can share any cultural information that would aid others in growing it.