Adenanthos sericeus ‘Bronze Glow’ – Woolly Bush

An attractive shrub growing to around 3 metres tall, great for coastal gardens. The foliage is soft looking with bronze new growth. It has small insignificant orange tubular flowers throughout most of the year. Likes a sunny spot, does well in a wide range of soils as long as they are well drained. Dislikes excess humidity. The foliage can produce an allergic reaction in some.

Family:Proteaceae
Scientific Name:Adenanthos sericeus
Cultivar:Bronze Glow
Common Name:Woolly Bush
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 4 metres
Width:2 ~ 4 metres
Flower Colour:Orange
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Attractive foliage
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Other insects

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WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

 

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Visit or ring your favourite nursery to see if they have it in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you.  Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you want, they can often suggest an alternative to you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries, and some who do mail order. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

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