Adenanthos sericeus Dwarf
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Adenanthos sericeus Dwarf – Various pot sizes
Sun-loving, evergreen native shrub with soft silver foliage. Adenanthos sericeus has small red blooms which appear year-round and are bird attracting. Low water requirements and dislikes being grown in poor draining soils. Adenanthos sericeus can be grown in a pot as a feature or planted out into the garden to create an informal hedge. Highly bird and bee attracting when in flower.
Position: Full sun
Height: 2 – 3m
Planted in large containers
When planting Australian natives they don’t require too much work to get them settled. Fertiliser Australian native plants in the prime growing seasons, Spring and early Autumn for the best results. However, make sure to use the right food. Almost all natives dislike soils and food with high phosphorus levels, therefore when fertilising these plants make sure to use a fertiliser made especially for them with phosphorus (P) level of 3% or less.
If planting into a pot make sure that the container chosen is large enough for the plant being planted. Never pot a plant into a container which is too small. Make sure to use a premium quality Australian Native Potting Mix as this has the correct balance of wetting agents and nutrients required for having a healthy plant.
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