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Leucadendron 'Safari Sunset'


Leucadendron  'Safari Sunset' Leucadendron  'Safari Sunset' Leucadendron  'Safari Sunset'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Densely erect bushy shrub. It has broad dark green foliage. Very rich red bracts form on long stems from late summer, at their best during autumn and winter. The stems are long and great for floral work. Excellent vase life. Very colourful and lasts through the late winter and 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   'Safari Sunset'

Common name
Conebush
Hybrid
L. laureolum x L. salignum

Family name
Proteaceae
Place of origin
South Africa


DETAILS
Height
2 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

Texture

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 4 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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