Adenanthos sericeus



Plant of the Month


Adenanthos sericeus

Adenanthos sericeus

Common Name: Coastal Woollybush

Distribution: Australia

Growth Habit: Fine and soft-textured silvery-green foliage provide an attractive and unique look for this shrub that ranges in height from 8-12 feet tall.

Cultural Requirements: This shrub prefers full sun to light shade and well-draining soils. It is drought tolerant, once established, and can tolerate alkaline soils, coastal winds, and temperatures down to about 25 degrees
Fahrenheit. It does not like overwatering or humid conditions.

Uses/Features: Large-scale border plantings, accent plant, rock gardens, etc.

Bloom Time: Red, Year-round

Where at SDBG: Australian Garden

 

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