Correa reflexa, commonly known as Common Correa, is a small to medium-sized shrub that is native to Australia. It is a popular choice for landscaping due to its attractive appearance and low maintenance requirements. Common correa has narrow, oval-shaped leaves with yellow/lime, bell-shaped flowers that bloom in the autumn and winter, providing a splash of colour to any landscape. It is often used as a feature plant or in mass plantings, providing a naturalistic look to gardens and public spaces. Common Correa is drought-tolerant and can thrive in a range of growing conditions, making it a resilient and low-maintenance plant.
Height: 1-1.5 m
Width: 1-1.5 m
Aspect: Prefers full sun to partial shade and is adapted to a range of soil types, including well-draining soils.
Flowers: Produces small, tubular pale yellow-green flowers from late autumn to early spring.
Uses: Correa reflexa is a popular shrub for ornamental landscaping due to its attractive flowers and foliage. It is also used in bushland regeneration projects and is important for soil stabilisation and conservation. Correa reflexa provides habitat and food for native birds and insects. The flowers of the shrub are sometimes used for floral arrangements. The leaves and bark of the shrub have been used by Indigenous Australians for a range of traditional medicinal purposes, including as a treatment for colds and coughs.
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