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Correa pulchella     Common / Product Name: Bicheno Bell

Genus Species: Correa pulchella    

Common / Product Name: Bicheno Bell


Available Sizes

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


Evergreen:   Yes

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.

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