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Correa 'Dusky Bells' - Red Australian Fuchsia
   
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Rutaceae (Citrus)
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Red
Bloomtime: Winter/Spring
Synonyms: [Correa 'Carmine Bells', Hort.]
Parentage: (C. pulchella x C. reflexa)
Height: 1-2 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 'Dusky Bells' (Red Australian Fuchsia) - Velvety, gray-green leaves densely cover this low evergreen shrub. It can be expected to grow about 2 feet tall with a 3 feet spread and can be used as a groundcover. Red bell-shaped flowers hang down from its branches from winter through spring. It performs best in sun or part shade. It is drought tolerant but should be irrigated occasionally in the summer for best performance. It is seaside tolerant and is hardy to about 20 degrees F.  The information presented on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations of it growing in our nursery crops, as well as in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we visit. We will incorporate comments that we receive from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they include cultural information that would aid others in growing Correa 'Dusky Bells'.
 
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