Official plant of the 2013 Centenary of Canberra

Beautiful bell-shaped flowers

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Correa 'Canberra Bells'

full sun
part shade
frost hardy
height 1m
spread 1m

In 2013, the nation’s capital celebrated its centenary, and the beautiful Correa ‘Canberra Bells’ was chosen to commemorate this important national occasion. ‘Canberra Bells’ sports masses of attractive bell shaped flowers with contrasting two-toned red and cream colouring, and is in full bloom for Canberra’s birthday each year – 12th March. It’s an Australian bred plant suitable for both native style gardens, and those with a Mediterranean or water wise theme as it has very low water requirements once established.

'Canberra Bells' has low water requirements. It will tolerate periods of dryness however the occasional deep watering during extended dry spells is recommended. Keep soil moist during the flowering period for best displays. Prune lightly after flowering has finished.

  • Native and waterwise gardens
  • Long lasting autumn colour
  • Small and informal hedging
  • Container displays

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