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Sweet Sally

Leucospermum rodolentum

SPECIES: Yes
INDIGENOUS: Yes

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

DESCRIPTION

A beautiful shrub bearing clusters of small sunshine yellow flowers, which are highlighted by lovely grey foliage. This pincushion has a lovely sweet smell, particularly noticeable on still evenings.

USES

Screening Plant, Sweet Smelling

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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