Silver Cone Galpin's Conebush

Leucadendron galpinii 'Silver Cone'

SKU
41008
A delightful multi-stemmed evergreen with slender, silvery green foliage on upright, coral-red stems that develop attractive, silver cone-like flowers at the terminal ends in spring. Well-adapted to warm 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 gal-PIN-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGray-green
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.
Companion PlantsAgave (Agave); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Crassula (Crassula); Aeonium (Aeonium); 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: 8-11

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