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Adenanthos cuneatus Coral Carpet

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Adenanthos cuneatus Coral Carpet Prostrate, Coastal Jug Flower, Basket Flower, Flame Bush, Bridle Bush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Shrub Like, Spreading

A prostrate form of Adenanthos from the Sterling Ranges. It forms a thick carpet of mid green needle-like foliage and pale pink to bright pink flowers on the tips of the branches. It forms a thick mat that is useful as a rockery plant or for retaining walls. It can also be grown as a tub specimen.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High