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Adenanthos - woolly bush

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Soft and silky, we bet you can't resist having a little stroke of this shrub! Its soft gentle colouring will fit right into your garden scheme, and although it's a west coast native it's doing well in our Sunshine Coast nursery. If you get humid summers then absolutely free-draining soil is a must to keep it healthy. It's a ripper plant for seaside gardens.

We love woolly bush for its soft colour, soft-to-touch foliage, and it makes a great native Christmas tree

Adenanthos sericeus - woolly bush

DESCRIPTION:  WA coastal native shrub; soft lime-grey-green hair-like leaves cover tall upright stems. Prefers a Mediterranean climate with dry summers, so better suited to southern states. Will occasionally flower in spring with extremely tiny coral flowers at the tips of the stems.
USES: Mixed garden planting, feature shrubs, native and coastal gardens, large pots and containers, native christmas trees! Valued in the floristry trade so grow it for cutting and using in arrangements.
PLANTING: Full sun to part shade in well-drained sandy or gravelly soils with neutral to low acid pH. In the wild it grows on sandy granite.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established. Very lightly prune if you need to shape it; feed with low-phosphorus native plant food.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1 - 5 m H x 1 - 1.5 m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.

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