Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Adenanthos
Species: sericeus
Main Flower Colour: Red


Woollybush grows as an upright, spreading shrub, but can be a small tree up to 5 m tall. It has erect branches that are covered in short hairs when young. Leaves may be up to 4cm long, and repeatedly divide by threes into from 5 to 50 narrow sections giving a soft feathery appearanace.

Flowers are red, and occur alone or in small groups, hidden within the foliage at the end of branches. Each red, tubular flower is about 3cm long, hairy on the outside but smooth and hairless inside. The style is about 4cm long.

Flowering start in June and ends in April.


The main flower colour is red.


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Bio Regions

Jarrah Forest (JAF)

Region Specifics

Exposed rocky coastal areas near Albany WA

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