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Leucadendron sp., Leucadendron

Leucadendron sp.

Leucadendron
Family: Proteaceae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsOrnamental foliageSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

They are popular garden plants where soil and climate allow, and are grown commercially for cut flowers. The flowers are small, in dense globular or conical heads terminating the branches, but the heads are usually surrounded by a flower-like collar of bracts that also vary greatly in size and color.


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