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Carnival Coast

Leucospermum patersonii

SPECIES: Yes
INDIGENOUS: Yes

FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Orange
FLOWERING TIME: Sep - Oct
SPECIAL FEATURES: Attracts Birds / Feeds Honeybees
SIZE: 200cm (height) x 150cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 1.5m - 2m

DESCRIPTION

Bright orange flowers that turn a lovely pink as they mature, this species is ideal for coastal conditions and helps to attract birds to the garden.

USES

Cut Flowers

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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