Adenanthos sericeus ‘Silver Wave’ – Woolly Bush

The low, mounding habit of ‘Silver Wave’ combines with its striking silvery foliage which has a lovely soft, velvet-like texture. Use this plant as a feature ground cover for areas that have good drainage and get plenty of sunshine. It performs particularly well in coastal areas and can cope with windy conditions. Once established it is virtually maintenance free. The foliage can produce skin sensitivity or allergic reaction in some.

Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name: Silver Wave
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Erosion control
Scientific Name: Adenanthos sericeus
Common Name : Woolly Bush
Height : 1
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light :
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies