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Adenanthos cuneatus cunninghamii Waratah Bay

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Adenanthos cuneatus cunninghamii Waratah Bay Woolly Bush, Woollybush,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Shrubs Spreading

Description:
Compact and neat low growing native with interesting grey-green leaves and lovely contrasting red new growth. Great for year round foliage interest, bird attracting mauve flowers or much of the year. Tolerates salt spray, good for coastal sites. Grows approx 30cm tall x 80cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Requires good drainage and best in a sunny position. Will not tolerate wet feet. Feed annually with a low phosphorus slow release fertiliser. Tip prune when young to encourage good, dense shape.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Green
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: TBA

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