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Leucadendron 'Cream Delight'


Leucadendron  'Cream Delight' Leucadendron  'Cream Delight'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Densely erect bushy shrub. It has fine light green foliage. In spring wide bracts emerge a ivory-white colour and develop a pink blush with maturity. The stems are medium length and great for floral work. Very showy and lasts through the spring. To maintain bushy habit, prune back stems in late spring. Best in a sunny site in well drained soil, tolerates dry conditions once established.

 
Genus
Leucadendron
Species  
Cultivar   'Cream Delight'

Common name
Bell's cream
Hybrid
L. laureolum x L. salignum

Family name
Proteaceae
Place of origin
South Africa


DETAILS
Height
1.5 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Avoid fertilisers with phosphate / Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Prefers a sunny site / Tolerates coastal sites / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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