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Correa alba pannosa Pink Blush

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Correa alba pannosa Pink Blush White Correa,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Prostrate, Shrub Like

This hybrid form of Correa alba var. pannosa forms a dense carpet and is very vigorous and hardy making it a good landscape low shrub. This plant has small, blush pink centres to white star-shaped flowers from autumn to winter making it attractive to fauna. Pink Blush makes a good rockery or border plant and can be used as a ground cover to suppress weeds. This plant's low spreading habit makes it a versatile plant for any garden. Pink Blush grows in both full sun and part shaded areas and is suitable for most well drained soils including clay. This plant is ideal for coastal locations, however is not suited to humid climates.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Pink Blush requires little maintenance, this plant will benefit from an annual application of a low phosphorous slow release fertilizer and mulching around the base of the plant will help to conserve moisture.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rutaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: TBA

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate