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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

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: Prefers well drained soils and a sunny position. Apply a low-phosphorus slow release fertiliser annually and prune lightly after flowering. No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

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