These giant silver proteas are beautiful trees with light-reflecting, silky, silver leaves. An erect ornamental tree, with a stout trunk and thick grey bark. They are at their most silver in hot, dry weather, when the hairs on the leaves lie flat to protect the leaves from drying out. Evergreen
Flower Colour: Grey Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 8m x 4m
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A stunning Leucadendron that looks good all year round. Stems of deep red flower bracts make a real statement and are irresistible for picking. Deserves a prominent position in a warm sheltered spot in the garden. Prefers acid soil and protection from harsh frost. Evergreen.
Flower Colour: red Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.5m
If you've got a hot dry spot in the garden that needs some permanent colour then this large upright shrub could be the plant for you. Stems of leathery foliage topped off with terracotta-orange flower bracts that are perfect for picking. Protect from harsh frost. Evergreen.
Leucadendrons perform best in well drained soil that is on the acid side. They do not need a lot of nutrients and do not like fertilizer with lots of nitrogen and phosphates. If in doubt leave it out.
Flower Colour: Orange / Orange Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1m
A free flowering Leucadendron with large flowers of copper red, open with yellow green throat. Strong upright bush. Excellent as cut flowers. Likes well drained soil in a sunny open position. Tolerant of coastal conditions and medium frosts. Prune spent flowers maintain size and shape. Evergreen.
Flower Colour: Red / Yellow Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.2m
A delightful little foliage shrub that will perform well in a hot dry position. The bracts that surround the tiny flowers are cream flushed with candy pink and are great for picking. Must have good drainage to do well. Prefers acid soil and protection from harsh frost. Evergreen.
Flower Colour: Cream / Pink Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1m
An erect shrub with coppery red bracts which in mid-winter develop a cream inner bract. As the bracts age they take on a further coppery red tone. Free flowering on long stems ideal for Cutflower. Suited to full sun in well drained acidic soils.
Avoid fertilisers but will respond well to compost or peat.
Flower Colour: Red / Cream Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.2m
A very attractive foliage shrub with large creamy-yellow, tulip shaped, flower bracts that are at their best in winter. Loves a sunny well drained spot with protection from harsh frost. Prefers soil that is on the acid soil. Evergreen.
Flower Colour: Cream / Yellow Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 1.5m
Leucadendron Golden Tulip
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A lovely little evergreen shrub which provides some welcome colour in the winter months with stems of large creamy white flower bracts. Great for floral work. Happiest in a sunny well drained position in deep acid soil. Protect from harsh frost.
Flower Colour: Cream Habit: Compact Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.3m x 1m
A compact little shrub that brings welcome colour to the winter garden. The erect branches are topped off with bright red star shaped flower bracts in winter. Great for picking. Happiest in well drained acid soil with protection from harsh frost. Evergreen. PVR SHM128.
Flower Colour: Red / Gold Habit: Compact Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1m x 1m