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Amy

Leucadendron salignum hybrid

SPECIES: No
INDIGENOUS: Yes

FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Burgundy
FLOWERING TIME: Feb - Apr; Jul - Aug
SPECIAL FEATURES:
SIZE: 100cm (height) x 100cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 2m - 2.5m

DESCRIPTION

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.

USES

Cut Flowers, Container Gardening

CONDITIONS

Moderate frost tolerance once established, Coastal Conditions, Wind Tolerant

SOIL TYPE

Sandy / Rocky Soil

CARE

Plant in well drained acidic soil. Water well to establish 1-2 years. Use a natural mulch low in phosphorus. Do not fertilize. Pick all flowers or cut back after flowering to maintain shape. In pots, water daily.

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