leucospermum_mardi_gras tricolor_feature_image

Mardi Gras Tricolor

Leucospermum erubescens

SPECIES: Yes
INDIGENOUS: Yes

FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Yellow
FLOWERING TIME: Sep - Oct
SPECIAL FEATURES: Attracts Birds / Feeds Honeybees
SIZE: 150cm (height) x 150cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 1m - 1.5m

DESCRIPTION

Large clusters of orange red flowers, which flower prolifically in spring. A stunning shrub that will bring beautiful colours and birds to your garden.

USES

Container Gardening, Borders/Low Hedges

CONDITIONS

Moderate frost tolerance once established,

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.

More Information >>