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Correa alba Saint Andrews

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Correa alba Saint Andrews White Correa,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

This selected form of Correa alba from St Andrews beach in Victoria is hardy and compact making it a good landscape shrub. This plant has small, dainty, white bell-shaped flowers from autumn to winter making it attractive to fauna. Grows in both full sun to part shaded areas and is suitable for most well drained soils. This plant is ideal for coastal locations but is not suited to humid climates. Saint Andrews responds well to pruning and can be used for hedging and for border planting

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rutaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: Insignificant

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