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Plant of the month - September

Adenanthos sericeus

Otherwise known as the ‘Woolly Bush’ this attractive native shrub-like tree can be used for contrast in the landscape, as a feature tree or hedged for a unique soft effect. The soft texture and silver coloured foliage are outstanding features of this species. It produces a lovely pink flower in the Spring and Summer adding to its appeal. Position: The Woolly Bush prefers dry, well-drained soil in a sunny to lightly shaded position.

Interesting fact: The Woolly Bush makes a perfect homegrown, native Australian Christmas tree.

Attracts: Nectar eating birds

Adenanthos sericeus Native Australian Woolly Bush

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