Correa decumbens Prostrate form
Genus Species: Correa decumbens Prostrate form
Common / Product Name: Spreading Correa
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: Prostrate – Prostratem x 1.00 – 1.50m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Autumn / ends: Winter
Flower Colour: Soft Red
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -5°C best planted in protected areas. As a genus Correa’s survive well with frost.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to Low 40’s°C. Not suitable for humidity. Can be planted along coastal frontage with good air flow.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.