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|
|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|
|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 this plant.