Plant of the Month:Adenanthos sericeus

Our Plant of the Month for September is Adenanthos sericeus commonly known as the Albany Woolly Bush. It is a medium to large shrub with soft, narrow grey green foliage. Tubular orange-red flowers appear over a long period which attract nectar feeding birds. Grow in a sunny to partly shaded position in well drained soil. Tolerant of lime. Can be hedged.  Grows to around 2-6 metres.