Correa reflexa
Native Fuchsia

Uses: Flowering ornamental small to medium sized shrub for streetscapes, verges, median streets, parks and reserves. Planted singly in mixed plantings or grouped as an understorey or low informal screen or hedge.
Requires well-drained soils.
Prolific flowering, attracts nectar eating native birds.
Cultivars available in a variety of flower colours and forms.
Note: This species is provisionally classified schedule 1, Regulation 24.2 under the Sewerage Act. Written approval is required prior to planting in streets or roads. It should not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:EP: Eyre Peninsula
:NL: Northern Lofty
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
:SL: Southern Lofty
:KI: Kangaroo Island
:SE: South Eastern
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Height 0.3-3m
  • Spread 1-3m
  • Position
    • position-fullshade Full Shade
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
    • position-partshade Part Shade
  • Family Rutaceae
  • Botanical Name Correa reflexa
  • Common Name Native Fuchsia
  • Origin Australia
  • Habit Prostrate to upright, Spreading
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Footslopes, Hills, Plains
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Red
  • Flowering Time Autumn, Winter
  • Flower Type Tubular
  • Purpose Habitat, Ornamental
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)