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Leucadendron laureolum x strobilinum

SPECIES: No
INDIGENOUS: Yes

FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Yellow
FLOWERING TIME: Jul - Aug
SPECIAL FEATURES:
SIZE: 150cm (height) x 150cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 1m - 1.5m

DESCRIPTION

This rounded shrub is a mass of bright red/yellow flowers in spring. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens and containers. Great cut flowers.

USES

Borders/Low Hedges

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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