Adenanthos hybrid ‘Waratah Bay’ – Woolly Bush

A low growing plant with grey-green leaves and beautiful contrasting red new growth. A good waterwise plant that needs good drainage and dislikes wet feet. Best in a sunny position. Feed with a good native fertiliser. Can take some frost. Does well in alkaline soils.

Scientific Name:Adenanthos hybrid
Common Name:Woolly Bush
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.2 ~ 0.4 metres
Width:0.4 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Mauve
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Erosion control, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Lizards



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants