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Adenanthos meisneri

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Adenanthos meisneri Prostrate Woolly Bush, Prostrate Woollybush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Shrubs Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Native to Western Australia, low growing, ground cover shrub with soft-to-touch blue grey foliage. Bird attracting red-purple flowers predominately in spring. Great for coastal or inland sites.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

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

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Purple, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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