Safari Sunset Conebush
Leucadendron 'Safari Sunset'
|Description||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.|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Companion Plants||Phormium (Phormium); Aeonium (Aeonium); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Crassula (Crassula); Agave (Agave); Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos)|
|Care||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: 8-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.