Adenanthos sericeus ‘Silver Wave’ – Woolly Bush


The low, mounding habit of ‘Silver Wave’ combines with its striking silvery foliage which has a lovely soft, velvet-like texture. Use this plant as a feature ground cover for areas that have good drainage and get plenty of sunshine. It performs particularly well in coastal areas and can cope with windy conditions. Once established it is virtually maintenance free.

Scientific Name:Adenanthos sericeus
Common Name:Woolly Bush
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.3 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Cut flower, Erosion control, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants