|Frost||Light - medium|
|Height||1 - 1.5m |
|Width||1 - 1.5m|
|Sun exposure||Full sun / part shade|
|Bloom time||Autumn - Winter|
Correa Alba "White Correa" has lovely starry white flowers that are more open in appearance compared to other Correas and has silver grey foliage. This bird attracting shrub would easily fit into a cottage style garden.
Prefers to grow in full sun or semi shade in a variety of soils that have good drainage. Once established a very tough plant that is drought and frost tolerant and will tolerate short dry periods. Is salt tolerant so perfect for the coastal garden.
A great addition to any garden this tough little plant is perfect as an informal hedge, rockeries, mass planted or scattered through the garden, planted under taller trees or in a decorative pot.
Planting: Cultivate soil before planting. Dig hole twice the width of the container. Remove plant from container and place into the hole so that soil level is the same as the surrounding ground. Fill hole firmly and water in even if the soil is moist.
Care: Always ensure regular watering is provided for your new plants. The plants may need watering for around 12 weeks or until they are established depending on time of year and weather conditions once planted.
Good mulching will assist to reduce weeds and maintain moisture levels. Maintain fresh growth, shape and promote dense habit by pruning after main flowering time. Feed in early Spring with a low phosphorus fertiliser.
Using tubestock is a great advantage for planting in your garden as they will establish quickly with the appropriate care.
Plants are supplied as tubestock in 42mm wide pots. Your plant will be established in its pot and ready to plant out.