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Zones 16, 17, 20-24, H1
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Leucadendron hybrid 'Safari Sunset'

Proteaceae
Evergreen, Shrubs

LEUCADENDRON

South African native related to Protea; see that entry for culture. Male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. Inflorescences form at stem tips. In some shrubby species, conelike male flower clusters sit above showy colored bracts and have the look of giant daisies. Those of Leucadendron discolor and L. tinctum make striking cut flowers that dry well. Female flower clusters are less showy and develop into conelike seed clusters.

Leucadendron hybrid 'Safari Sunset'

This variety is vigorous and upright, 8 to 10 ft. tall and 6 to 8 ft. wide, with intensely red bracts in summer that fade to light yellow in the center by late winter; tolerant of frost and clay soils.

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