Drought Devils - ADENANTHOS CUNEATUS CORAL DRIFT
ADENANTHOS CUNEATUS CORAL DRIFT
Adenanthos cuneatus 'Coral Drift'
Coral Drift Flamebush, Coastal Jugflower
A spreading, evergreen shrub that is native to coastal Australia. Commonly called 'Flamebush' for its scallop-edged, wedge-shaped leaves that emerge in blazing bright pink. Foliage grows out to a cool silver-green. Insignificant flowers are dull red and jug-shaped. Do not fertilize with phosphorus.
USDA zones: 8 - 10
Sunset zones: 8, 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 2 - 4 feet high and 3 - 5 feet wide
Light needs: full sun to partial shade
Water needs: little to moderate water