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Cone Bush
(Leucadendron)

African Gold
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum x salignum - (A Future Fynbos® variety)
Spectacular golden colour in winter. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens. Great cut flowers.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Jul / Aug
  • Gold
  • 1.0 x 1.0
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African Safari
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum (A Future Fynbos® selection)
A medium sized shrub with beautiful multi-coloured foliage in winter. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Jul / Aug
  • Multi - coloured
  • 1.0 x 1.0
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African Spice
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum x salignum - (A Future Fynbos® variety)
An unusual male hybrid, produces showy red foliage in early spring and into summer. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Sep / Dec
  • Red
  • 1.5 x 1.0
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African Star
Leucadendron sissile x glaberrimum - (A Future Fynbos® variety)
This delicate cone bush produces star-shaped leaf clusters, which change colour from green through pink to yellow and back again. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Sep / Oct
  • Green / Pink / Yellow
  • 1.5 x 1.5
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African Sunrise PBR
Leucadendron salignum x eucalyptifolium x tinctum - (A Future Fynbos® variety)
An exquisite hybrid with long lasting colour and large red cones in summer. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Jul / Nov
  • Red
  • 1.5 x 1.0
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Amy
Leucadendron salignum hybrid
A stunning, medium sized and compact shrub provides masses of bicolour foliage in winter and going into spring. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Sep / Nov
  • Bicolour
  • 1.0 x 1.0
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Burgundy Sunset PBR
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum
The unusual dark foliage of this beautiful hybrid gives year round colour in the garden. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Year round
  • Burgundy
  • 1.5 x 1.0
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Cream Delight
Leucadendron salignum hybrid
This medium size compact shrub will add spectacular multi-colours to the garden or patio. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Jul / Aug
  • Cream
  • 2.0 x 1.0
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Harvest
Leucadendron stelligerum hybrid
This medium size compact shrub will add spectacular colour to the garden or the patio through winter into spring. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Jul / Aug
  • Pink
  • 1.0 x 1.0
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Jester
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum
An eye-catching mutation of Safari Sunset with pink-cream-green variegated leaves. Well suited to low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Year round
  • Pink Cream
  • 1.5 x 1.0
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Purple Haze
Leucadendron galpinii
Silvery purple colour in winter with silver cones at Christmas. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens. Great cut flowers.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Year round
  • Silver
  • 1.5 x 1.5
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Long Tom
Leucadendron salignum
Year round red-purple foliage ensures that this plant always adds a splash of colour to your garden. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Year round
  • Red purple
  • 2.5 x 2.0
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Red Devil®
Leucadendron salignum
This small compact shrub provides a variation of colour with bright red foliage in autumn to yellow highlights in winter. Great in containers or gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Mar / Apr, Jul / Aug
  • Bright Red
  • 1.0 x 1.0
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Safari Sunset
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum
A particularly showy hybrid with silvery red cones in summer. Ideal for cut flowers and low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Feb / Apr, Jul / Aug
  • Brugundy Red
  • 2.5 x 2.0
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Senorita
Leucadendron salignum x discolor
This medium size compact shrub will add spectacular colour to the garden or the patio. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Jul / Aug
  • Pink
  • 1.0 x 1.0
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Silver Tree
Leucadendron argenteum
The silver tree can grow up to 5m tall. Its shiny silver-green leaves make this a spectacular tree for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
  • Year round
  • Silver
  • 5.0 x 2.0
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Summer Sun
Leucadendron laureolum x strobilinum
This rounded shrub is a mass of bright flowers in spring. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens and containers. Great cut flowers.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Jul / Aug
  • Yellow
  • 1.5 x 1.5
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Winter Gold
Leucadendron laureolum
A beautiful species, producing masses of bright yellow foliage in winter. Great cut flowers. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Jul / Aug
  • Bright Yellow
  • 2.0 x 1.0
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Yellow Devil®
Leucadendron salignum
This dense shrub is ideal for small gardens, rockeries and containers. It will add spectacular golden colour to your garden or patio. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens and containers.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
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  • Jul / Aug
  • Yellow
  • 1.0 x 1.0
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specs Uses conditions soil type
Species Indigenous Attract birds / bees Flowering time Colour of flower / foliage Approximate Height (m) x Width (m) Cut flowers Containers Screening Tolerates light frost once established Coastal Drought tolerant once established Tolerates shade Tolerates wind Tolerates slightly heavier soil Sandy / Rocky soil Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
African Gold
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum x salignum - (A Future Fynbos® variety)
Spectacular golden colour in winter. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens. Great cut flowers.
    Jul / Aug Gold 1.0 x 1.0            
African Safari
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum (A Future Fynbos® selection)
A medium sized shrub with beautiful multi-coloured foliage in winter. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
    Jul / Aug Multi - coloured 1.0 x 1.0          
African Spice
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum x salignum - (A Future Fynbos® variety)
An unusual male hybrid, produces showy red foliage in early spring and into summer. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
    Sep / Dec Red 1.5 x 1.0          
African Star
Leucadendron sissile x glaberrimum - (A Future Fynbos® variety)
This delicate cone bush produces star-shaped leaf clusters, which change colour from green through pink to yellow and back again. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
    Sep / Oct Green / Pink / Yellow 1.5 x 1.5            
African Sunrise PBR
Leucadendron salignum x eucalyptifolium x tinctum - (A Future Fynbos® variety)
An exquisite hybrid with long lasting colour and large red cones in summer. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
    Jul / Nov Red 1.5 x 1.0            
Amy
Leucadendron salignum hybrid
A stunning, medium sized and compact shrub provides masses of bicolour foliage in winter and going into spring. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
    Sep / Nov Bicolour 1.0 x 1.0            
Burgundy Sunset PBR
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum
The unusual dark foliage of this beautiful hybrid gives year round colour in the garden. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
    Year round Burgundy 1.5 x 1.0            
Cream Delight
Leucadendron salignum hybrid
This medium size compact shrub will add spectacular multi-colours to the garden or patio. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
    Jul / Aug Cream 2.0 x 1.0              
Harvest
Leucadendron stelligerum hybrid
This medium size compact shrub will add spectacular colour to the garden or the patio through winter into spring. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
    Jul / Aug Pink 1.0 x 1.0          
Jester
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum
An eye-catching mutation of Safari Sunset with pink-cream-green variegated leaves. Well suited to low maintenance, low water use gardens.
    Year round Pink Cream 1.5 x 1.0            
Purple Haze
Leucadendron galpinii
Silvery purple colour in winter with silver cones at Christmas. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens. Great cut flowers.
    Year round Silver 1.5 x 1.5            
Long Tom
Leucadendron salignum
Year round red-purple foliage ensures that this plant always adds a splash of colour to your garden. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  Year round Red purple 2.5 x 2.0            
Red Devil®
Leucadendron salignum
This small compact shrub provides a variation of colour with bright red foliage in autumn to yellow highlights in winter. Great in containers or gardens.
  Mar / Apr, Jul / Aug Bright Red 1.0 x 1.0            
Safari Sunset
Leucadendron salignum x laureolum
A particularly showy hybrid with silvery red cones in summer. Ideal for cut flowers and low maintenance, low water use gardens.
    Feb / Apr, Jul / Aug Brugundy Red 2.5 x 2.0            
Senorita
Leucadendron salignum x discolor
This medium size compact shrub will add spectacular colour to the garden or the patio. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
    Jul / Aug Pink 1.0 x 1.0            
Silver Tree
Leucadendron argenteum
The silver tree can grow up to 5m tall. Its shiny silver-green leaves make this a spectacular tree for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
Year round Silver 5.0 x 2.0              
Summer Sun
Leucadendron laureolum x strobilinum
This rounded shrub is a mass of bright flowers in spring. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens and containers. Great cut flowers.
  Jul / Aug Yellow 1.5 x 1.5              
Winter Gold
Leucadendron laureolum
A beautiful species, producing masses of bright yellow foliage in winter. Great cut flowers. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
  Jul / Aug Bright Yellow 2.0 x 1.0            
Yellow Devil®
Leucadendron salignum
This dense shrub is ideal for small gardens, rockeries and containers. It will add spectacular golden colour to your garden or patio. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens and containers.
  Jul / Aug Yellow 1.0 x 1.0