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Basket Flower

The Basket Flower is an easy-to-grow, medium shrub with red-orange flowers.

Medium Shrub Suitable for Pots

Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Adenanthos obovatus

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Medium shrub with a maximum height 1.5m

Flower: Orange-red

Flowering Time: Djeran – Birak (May-Dec)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Tip pruning a couple of times a year.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, Frogs, and Mammals




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