Adenanthos sericeus, Coastal Woolly Bush

Adenanthos sericeus

Coastal Woolly Bush
Family: Proteaceae
Origin: Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersOrnamental foliageSeaside, salt tolerant plant

A. sericeus is an ornamental shrub, with soft grey foliage, and red flowers that bloom in spring. It is an excellent choice for coastal planting, as it tolerates both salt and wind tolerant. However, this plant will not withstand heavy clay or wet soil.

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