Genus Species: Correa pulchella
Common / Product Name: Bicheno Bell
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.5 – m x – 0.5m
Pruning: Light annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Low
Flowering: starts: Autumn / ends: Spring
Flower Colour: Salmon Pink
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as 0°C. As a genus Correa’s will survive light frost, this species prefers coastal locations.
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.