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Australian Fuchsia Red

 

Velvety, gray-green leaves densely cover this low evergreen shrub. Tubular flowers of dull red or carmine-pink hang down from its branches from winter through spring. Plant in sun or part shade in hot climates. Although drought tolerant, irrigate occasionally in the summer for best performance.

Correa 'Dusky Bells' ('Carmine Bells')

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Densely felted

Leaf shape : Oval

Leaf color : Grey-green topside; pale underside

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Tubular

Flower color : Pink

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 3 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F (Z9a)

Sunset zone : 14-24

Water requirements : Rarely (Drought Tolerant)

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes