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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
Australian fuchsia 'Dusky Bells'
Correa backhouseana 'Dusky Bells' Correa decumbens 'Dusky Bells'
Correa are evergreen shrubs with lance-shaped to rounded leaves, scurfy beneath, and solitary or clustered tubular flowers with 4 spreading lobes
'Dusky Bells' is a low spreading evergreen shrub with scurfy stems, ovate leaves and pendent, tubular carmine-red flowers to 2.5cm in length from autumn to spring
Habit Spreading / Branched
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 West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grow outdoors in moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered position. Grow under glass in lime-free potting compost in full light with good ventilation. Top dress in spring
Propagate by seed, softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Prone to scale insects under glass
Generally disease free
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