Thursday, June 13, 2024
Plant Palette

A dreamy addition to the garden

Label Name: Correa ‘Green Dream’

ACRA Registration: 1788

Family: Rutaceae

Origin: A chance seedling selection by Peter Ollerenshaw of Bywong Nursery. Application received February 2020.

Characteristics: Correa ‘Green Dream’ is a low-growing shrub to approximately 1m x 1m. It has pale green, bell-shaped flowers that occur during autumn and winter.

Cultural Notes: A hardy ornamental shrub suitable for most soil types but best positioned in a sunny site although it will tolerate some shade. Correa ‘Green Dream’ is frost resistant to -6oC. Responds well to pruning.

Propagation: Cuttings.

Uses: Correa ‘Green Dream’ can be used in mass planting, part of a mixed shrubbery or as a feature plant. If you wish to attract nectar-feeding birds, you will not be disappointed with this plant.

Availability: Specialist native plant nurseries such as Bywong Nursery.

Paul Carmen

ACRA Registrar

Australian Cultivation

Registration Authority

E: acra@anbg.gov.au

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