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Scarlet Ribbon

Leucospermum glabrum x tottum

SPECIES: No
INDIGENOUS: Yes

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

DESCRIPTION

This shrub will provide masses of maroon flowers in spring to attract birds to your garden. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens. Great cut flowers.

USES

Cut Flowers, Container Gardening

CONDITIONS

Light 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.

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