Correa pulchella Common / Product Name: Coffin Bay
Genus Species: Correa pulchella
Common / Product Name: Coffin Bay
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.5 – 0.5m x 0.80 – 0.80m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Autumn / ends: Winter
Flower Colour: 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 -3°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.