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Isopogen leucocephalus


Isopogen leucocephalus

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Dense bushy shrub with handsome deeply divided green leaves which emerge a lovely red-bronze. Throughout winter and spring it has many colourful magenta flowers which look like a very colourful drumstick. Prefers a sunny site, in well drained soil, avoid very cold and frosty sites.

 
Genus
Isopogen
Species   leucocephalus
Cultivar  

Common name
Drumsticks

Family name
Proteaceae
Place of origin
Australia


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 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

Enthusiast / Paradise / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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