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Adenanthos sericeus

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 8 ft (2.4 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Ferny silver-gray foliage

Uses: Shrub borders Seaside gardens Bird-attracting plant

Zones: 9-10

Description: This native of Western Australia grows to around 8?ft (2.4?m) high in cultivation but can reach 15?ft (4.5?m) in the wild. It has ferny silver-gray foliage covered in silky hairs. The flowers are red and largely hidden among the leaves. ZONES 9?10.

Growth Habit: Erect bushy habit

Comments: Not tolerant of high humidity







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