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Adenanthos cunninghamii


Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Adenanthos
                        Specie: Adenanthos cunninghamii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 8 ft (2.4 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Silver-gray foliage; red flowers spring?summer

Uses: Bird-attracting plant Shrub borders

Zones: 9-10

Description: While listed as a distinct species, this native of the extreme southwest of Western Australia is now thought to be a natural hybrid between Adenanthos sericeus and A. cuneatus. It grows to around 8?ft (2.4?m) tall, has finely divided silver-

Growth Habit: Erect bushy habit

Comments: Not tolerant of high humidity

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