There are 11 species of Correa that are endemic to Australia. In addition, there are hundreds of named cultivars, mostly from the pulchella species.
They vary from small shrubs to small trees. Flowers have 4 petals, fused together to form an elongated trumpet. Color range is from white through deep reds. The stamens protrude from the end of tube.
They grow best in either full sun or a partly shaded spot in the garden and are drought tolerant once established. Their main flowering season is winter and spring.
Name Derivation: Named after the Portuguese botanist José Correia da Serra
Common Name: Australian Fuchsia
Correa is in the family Rutaceae.