Snowbelle has bigger flowers and bushier leafier stems than Correa alba, making it ideal if you want to plant a bird-friendly native hedge. And if you don't, it makes a lovely feature shrub that flowers through the cold months of the year. Great plant for drier southern and inland climates, and coastal gardens.
Correa hybrid 'Snowbelle' PBR APPEARANCE : Compact bushy variety of native flowering shrub with small oval slightly grey-green leaves; small starry white flowers from autumn to spring. The parent plants have pale pink and orange flowers respectively, and somehow produce a child with pure white flowers. USES: Informal hedge or shrub for native, wildlife and cottage gardens. PLANTING: Plant in free draining soil in a sunny or partly shaded location, dappled sunlight is perfect. Mulch after planting to retain moisture and regulate soil temperatures as the young plant establishes. Tolerates light frost and some drought once established. Prefers a drier climate with low humidity; will grow in humid climates but may need replacing after a few years. CARE: A light trim once flowering has finished will help give the plant shape and encourage bushiness. Follow with an application of a native slow release fertiliser. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 0.4 m H x 0.5m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.