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Calypso Red

Leucospermum oleifolium

SPECIES: Yes
INDIGENOUS: Yes

FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Bicolour
FLOWERING TIME: Oct - Nov
SPECIAL FEATURES: Attracts Birds / Feeds Honeybees
SIZE: 100cm (height) x 100cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 0.5m - 1m

DESCRIPTION

Beautiful clusters of creamy yellow flowers that turn dark crimson red as they mature. Perfect for small gardens and containers and ideal for low maintenance and low water use gardens.

USES

Container Gardening

CONDITIONS

Light 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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