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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.  Information displayed on this page about  Correa 'Dusky Bells' is based on the research conducted about it in our library and from reliable online resources. We also note those observations we have made of this plant as it grows in the nursery's garden and in other gardens, as well how crops have performed in our nursery field. We will incorporate comments we receive from others, and welcome to hear from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they share any cultural information that would aid others in growing it.
 
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