Backhouse Australian fuchsia Correa backhouseana

Backhouse Australian fuchsia


C. backhouseana is a spreading evergreen shrub to 2m in height, with small oval leaves with reddish scurf beneath, and pendulous tubular pale yellow-green flowers 2.5cm in length

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Backhouse Australian fuchsia

    • Common names

      Correa reflecta 'Backhousiana', Correa backhousiana

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    group 8

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed at 13-18°C in spring or by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer

  • insectPests

    Under glass, scale insects may be a problem

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free