Leucadendrons is a genus of about 80 species of flowering plants in the family Proteaceae. They are in the Proteaceae family like Waratahs, Banksias and Grevilleas.
An outstanding, compact, evergreen small shrub with bright clean yellow bracts that are borne on vigorous long stems during winter and spring.
Brilliant yellow flower head
Prefers sunny position in well-drained soil. Will tolerate frost, coastal and dry conditions. Prune as desired and fertilise with a long-term slow release fertiliser in late winter.
Ideal for use as a cut flower or general garden feature plant
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Max Height: 100 cm
- Size: 2m x 1m
- Position: Sunny or partly shaded
- Origins: New Zealand
- Water Rating: 2
- Synonyms: None known