Safari Goldstrike Yellow Conebush

Leucadendron 'Safari Goldstrike'

This dense, mounding, upright-branching, evergreen shrub thrives in sunny coastal climates. Reddish stems with whorls of bright green foliage develop showy yellow bracts that reveal yellow cone-like flowers at the tips during winter and into spring, adding dynamic color highlights to the landscape. A frost-tender perennial, hardy to 25°F.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationlew-kuh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter into Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsPhormium (Phormium); Aeonium (Aeonium); Crassula (Crassula); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Agave (Agave); Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos)

Provide lean, very well-drained, sandy to loamy soil. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Fertilize sparingly - benefits from an occasional iron supplement; avoid fertilizers containing phosphorus. Prune occasionally to encourage dense growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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