Adenanthos sericeus ‘Dwarf Woolly Bush’


An attractive shrub with beautiful tactile foliage of silver-green. It has tiny red flowers in spring. It grows to around a metre high and wide. A low maintenance plant that naturally forms a good shape, but not suited to areas of high humidity. Tolerates frost and short periods of dryness, and is good for coastal areas. Plant in full sun to dappled shade.

Scientific Name:Adenanthos sericeus
Common Name:Dwarf Woolly Bush
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.7 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.7 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds

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