Correa reflexa x backhousiana
Genus Species: Correa reflexa x backhousiana
Common / Product Name: Marions Marvel
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 1 – 2m x 1.5m – 3m
Pruning: Prune annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Mid Winter / ends: Late Summer
Flower Colour: Pale pink Lime Tips
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. 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.