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Adenanthos sericeus Dwarf

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Adenanthos sericeus Dwarf Dwarf Woolly Bush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like, Spreading

Beautifully soft, densely foliaged native with narrow, silvery-green leaves. Small red flowers appear throughout the year, but best used for foliage value. Tolerates coastal conditions and wind. It's dense habit makes it a great choice for a soft hedge. Grows approx 1m H x 1m W. Keep potted and use to decorate at Christmas as an 'Aussie Christmas Tree'.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

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

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