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Velvet Correa

Correa backhousiana

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

1.25m

50cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Velvet Correa Overview

A dense spreading evergreen shrub native to the Coast of Tasmania, Australia. The thick, rounded dark green leaves are felty on the undersides. The tubular single flowers are cream to pale green in colour, and produced through winter.

How to propagate Velvet Correa

Seed

You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Other uses of Velvet Correa

Suitable for coastal conditions.