Correa hybrid (Marian's Marvel x Dusky Bells)
Genus Species: Correa hybrid (Marian’s Marvel x Dusky Bells)
Common / Product Name: Pink Lantern
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC) and SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.5m x 0.75 – 1.50m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Autumn / ends: Early Spring
Flower Colour: Hot Pink
Irrigation: Once established low water.
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.