A low-growing shrub to 2′ to 4′ tall by 3′ to 5′ wide with wedge-shaped silver-gray leaves that flush bright pink when in new growth and small red flowers with green at their base. This selection was made for its outstandingly bright pink new growth and compact low spreading habit.
Pronunciation: a-den-AN-thos kew-nee-AH-tus
Species Meaning: meaning "wedge shaped" refers to the shape of the leaves.
Adenanthos cuneatus is native to Western Australia.
Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established and tolerant of coastal conditions.
This plant is a fall 2007 UCSC Koala Blooms Australian plant introduction.
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P21052
Found in Gondwana,
04/2021 – It has been planted out by the step in the raining wall.
We acquired this plant from UCSC - Norries.