A picture of a Australian fuschia

Australian fuschia

Correa spp.

Fleur de Correa reflexa by en:User:MidgleyDJ (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

9a-10b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Australian fuschia

Correa glabra
Correa decumbens
Correa reflexa var. nummulariifolia
Correa lawrenceana
Correazoo

Australian fuschia Overview

Genus with evergreen shrubs and small trees originating from scrubland habitats and woodland environments in Australia. There are around 12 described species that produce bell-shaped flowers. These species readily hybridise with one another in the wild and many cultivars have been produced by botanists. Flowers tend to be red-pink, cream or white-green and hanging singly or in small groups. Foliage is oppositely arranged, consisting of simple leaves with branched hairs on their surface.

How to propagate Australian fuschia

Seed

You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Special features of Australian fuschia

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Australian fuschia

Grown for their flowers.