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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Backhouse Australian fuchsia
Correa reflecta 'Backhousiana' Correa backhousiana
Correa are evergreen shrubs with lance-shaped to rounded leaves, scurfy beneath, and solitary or clustered tubular flowers with 4 spreading lobes
C. backhouseana is a spreading evergreen shrub to 2m in height, with small oval leaves with reddish scurf beneath, and pendulous tubular pale yellow-green flowers 2.5cm in length
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilClay, Sand, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Under glass grow in ericaceous potting compost in full light with shade from hot sun and with good ventilation. Water moderately in summer and keep just moist in winter. Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly when in growth
Propagate by seed at 13-18 ?C in spring or by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Under glass, scale insects may be a problem
Generally disease free
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