|Sun exposure||Full sun|
Adenanthos Sericea Compact Is a neat compact shrub with beautiful silver soft feathery foliage, you cannot stop yourself from reaching out and touching it. The red flowers appear in Spring which attracts the birds to the garden. An attractive plant with textural foliage and neat habit is perfect as an informal hedge, screen, feature or in decorative pot.
Needing a well-drained position in full sun or partial shade. Will tolerate coastal position but does require good air flow and not suitable for a humid climate.
Planting: Cultivate soil before planting. Dig hole twice the width of the container. Remove plant from container and place into the hole so that soil level is the same as the surrounding ground. Fill hole firmly and water in even if the soil is moist.
Care: Always ensure regular watering is provided for your new plants. The plants may need watering for around 12 weeks or until they are established depending on time of year and weather conditions once planted.
Good mulching will assist to reduce weeds and maintain moisture levels. Maintain fresh growth, shape and promote dense habit by pruning after main flowering time. Feed in early Spring with a low phosphorus fertiliser.
Using tubestock is a great advantage for planting in your garden as they will establish quickly with the appropriate care.
Plants are supplied as tubestock in 42mm wide pots. Your plant will be established in its pot and ready to plant out