Correa glabra

Correa glabra, also known as Rock Correa, is a versatile evergreen shrub that is native to southeastern Australia. It has a neat, rounded habit and produces small, bell-shaped flowers that bloom from autumn to spring. The flowers are typically greenish-yellow with a red or pink tinge, and they are followed by fleshy, edible berries. This hardy plant is ideal for low-maintenance landscaping as it requires minimal pruning and watering once established. It is also well-suited to coastal gardens, as it can tolerate salt spray and windy conditions. Correa glabra is an excellent choice for attracting birds and other pollinators to your garden.



Height: Up to 1-2 meters.

Width: Up to 1.5-2 meters.

Aspect: Prefers a sunny or partially shaded position and can tolerate moderate to heavy frosts.

Flowers: Produces tubular, bell-shaped flowers that are greenish-yellow to red in color. They bloom from autumn through to spring, attracting nectar-feeding birds and insects.

Uses: Correa glabra is a popular garden plant, as it is drought-tolerant and low-maintenance. It is often used as a screening plant, hedge, or border. It can also be grown in containers or as a feature plant. The flowers can be used in floral arrangements. In addition, the plant is important in the ecology of its natural range, providing nectar and habitat for birds and insects.


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