Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Correa 'Fat Fred' is a selected form of Correa reflexa var. speciosa originally introduced by Somerville Nurseries Pty Ltd. Cultivar received by the Authority 21 May 1980. Applicant: Mr Tom Fawcett of Somerville Nurseries, 419 Flinders Road, Somerville, 3912.
DESCRIPTION: This cultivar is a very large flowered form of the species. The flowers are quite squat, measuring plus/minus 30mm overall by plus/minus 13mm in diameter. The upper part of the corolla tube is red while the tips are a clear green yellow. All other characteristics of the cultivar fit within the known range of variation of C. reflexa var. speciosa.
DIAGNOSIS: The cultivar can be distinguished by its very large flowers.
COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1966.
corolla: near red 47A.
corolla tips: yellow green 154C.
anthers: yellow orange 15A.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC198; CBG8003714.
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 20 March 1981