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Woolly bush
Adenanthos sericeus
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TThis stunning native plant is a compact evergreen shrub with silvery, soft velvet-like leaves. Blossoms of small red flowers appear once it matures. A great feature plant in pots that can also be used as a substitute Christmas tree!

Growth Width — 2m
Growth Height — 5m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — Red
Flowering Period — Summer, Spring
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Good drainage is essential. If growing in pots only use a native potting mix.

Watering needs

It likes a deep watering if the warmer months of the year are dry, as winter approaches less water is needed.

Pruning Advice

A light pruning after flowering to prevent woody growth.