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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.  The information provided on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our nursery's library, from what we have found about it on reliable online sources, as well as from observations in our nursery of crops of this plant as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens. We will also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing  Correa alba var. pannosa 'Western Pink Star'.
 
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