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Adenanthos meisneri Green Carpet

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Adenanthos meisneri Green Carpet Prostrate Woolly Bush, Prostrate Woollybush,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Shrubs Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Low growing, prostrate ground cover native shrub with soft-to-touch green foliage. Bird attracting pink-purple flowers predominately from Spring to Autumn but visible for most of the year. Great for coastal or inland sites and as a groundcover. Grows approx 20cm tall x 2m wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

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

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.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

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