Silver Cone Galpin's Conebush
Leucadendron galpinii 'Silver Cone'
Once established, water occasionally.
|Botanical Pronunciation||lew-kuh-DEN-dron gal-PIN-ee-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally.|
|Companion Plants||Agave (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