Adenanthos sericeus ‘Dwarf Woolly Bush’

An attractive shrub with beautiful tactile foliage of silver-green. It has tiny red flowers in spring. It grows to around a metre high and wide. A low maintenance plant that naturally forms a good shape, but not suited to areas of high humidity. Tolerates frost and short periods of dryness, and is good for coastal areas. Plant in full sun to dappled shade. The foliage can produce skin sensitivity or allergic reaction in some.

Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name: Woolly Bush
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Erosion control, Pollution tolerant
Scientific Name: Adenanthos sericeus
Common Name : Dwarf Woolly Bush
Height : 1
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds