Compact two to three foot shrub with small leaves and inch long tubular pink flowers that open up like a trumpet at the end. There is a fuzziness on most parts of the plant.
This plant was blooming when it was originally planted in the garden in August and it has not stopped. It is now February and it is covered in blooms.
Salt tolerant, deer resistant. Drought tolerant once established. This plant needs very little attention, but should be planted in a well draining soil
Pronunciation: KOR-ree-uh pul-KEL-uh
Species Meaning: Means pretty
Correa pulchella is native to Australia.
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P20066
Found in Gondwana,
On the first tier towards the left by the stepping stone path.
We acquired this plant from Hidden Acres.
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