C.Flared_bells.JPG (36561 bytes)Correa Flared Bell:  is a member of the Rutaceae family and is a variety of the widespread Correa reflexa.

Correa Flared Bell is a small shrub that will reach a height of one metre. The leaves are almost oval and rough to the touch with a distinct venation pattern.

The spectacular flowers are bell-shaped. Their four petals flare out from the base. They are bright pink with light pink interior and green tips on the petals. The blooms are three centimetres across. This is probably makes them the largest of the Correa flowers. Flowering is said to occur in autumn and winter. The specimen illustrated is growing our garden and flowered in January 2009.

Correa Flared Bell is a hardy, colourful plant that could be grown as a foreground shrub in native garden beds.

Correa Flared Bell is one of a number of new varieties that have been released through nurseries and garden centres in 2007-2009.

Propagate from cuttings.

 

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