Genus Species: Adenanthos detmoldii
Common / Product Name: Scott River Jug Flower
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS) and MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 1.5 – m x 1.5 – m
Pruning: Light annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Early Spring
Flower Colour: Cream to Reddish Brown
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -2°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures range from the mid 30’s°C to low 40’s°C for summer period.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.