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Correa 'Dusky Bells'
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common name: Australian Fuchsia 'Dusky Bells'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: All Year
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -3°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Low spreading, compact dense evergreen shrub producing numerous bell-shaped, dusky red-pink flowers in winter and early spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Velvety, grey-green leaves.
Only borderline frost hardy, needs a warm, sunny position or can be grown in a conservatory. Drought tolerant.
Probably a hybrid of C. reflexa and C.pulchella