Safari Sunset Conebush

Leucadendron 'Safari Sunset'

SKU
07808
A stunning multi-stemmed evergreen with slender red-tinged green foliage on tall, upright stems that develop attractive cone-like flowers surrounded by rich red bracts at the terminal ends in spring. Well-adapted to coastal regions, tolerating wind and salt air. Use en masse to create a carefree informal hedge or screen.
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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 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorRed
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureDramatic Foliage Color

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11

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