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Adenanthos sericeus

Genus Species: Adenanthos sericeus

Common / Product Name: Silver Silk

Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 1.2 – 1.2m x 1.00 – 1.00m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Early Spring / ends: Late Spring

Flower Colour: Red

Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods once established.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures for short periods over the summer months.

Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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