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Easy to grow fynbos and protea seeds

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Crane Flower Single Pack (Strelitzia juncea)

Crane Flower Single Pack contains everything you need to grow Strelitzia juncea from seed.
 
Contains 2 seeds of this unique plant. To help you get started, the pack contains detailed growing instructions and smoke primer to enhance ther germination process.
 
The strelitzia is suitable for low-frost climates.This is one of the most striking ornamental plants in South Africa. It grows to a height of 1-2m, with long, upright, rigid, needle-like leaves, forming clumps which are attractive in their own right.The flowers are a dramatic blue/purple and orange and have a distinctive shape resembling the head of a bird- hence the name 'Crane flower'. Although the leaves are very different, the flowers are very similar to the Strelitzia reginae. Flowers appear from end of autumn through to mid spring.
 
They are slow growers, but once established are long-lived. They require full sun to flower well, can survive with little water and can tolerate light frosts. They are spectacular as cut flowers and last well.
$5.46

Mixed Daisy Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African daisies from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and covered in cellophane.

Contains 10 seeds each of a variety of these bright, easy to grow Spring flowers. To help you get started, the pack contains detailed growing instructions.  Best time for planting is in autumn.

 
$10.50

Leucospermum cordifolium yellow

Commonly known as pincushion or Speldekussing (Afrikaans) or Bobbejaanklou (Afrikaans)

  • This is the most popular and easy to grow pincushion.
  • It is a rounded, spreading shrub growing up to 1.5m in height with a spread of 2m.
  • The flowers range in colour from shades of red, orange to bright yellow.
  • It flowers in the summer and is an exceptionally attractive plant for any garden.
  • It is a very strong grower, is hardy and is a wonderfully long lasting and showy cut flower.
  • It is hardy to USDA zone 9.
  • Seeds should be sown in autumn.
$0.15

Fynbos Feast Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow a selection of 6 indigenous South African fynbos plants from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and covered in cellophane.

Contains 5 seeds each of Protea cynaroides, Watsonia spp, Leucospermum spp, Erica spp, Leucadendron spp and a Restio spp.  To help you get started, the pack contains Kirstenbosch Instant Smoke Plus Seed Primer and detailed growing instructions.  The plants are suitable for low-frost climates.

$10.50

Bulb Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African bulbs from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and covered in cellophane.

Contains 5 seeds each of a variety of bulb plants (geophytes).  To help you get started, the pack contains Kirstenbosch Instant Smoke Plus Seed Primer and detailed growing instructions.  The plants are suitable for low-frost climates.

$10.50

Erica Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African erica from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and packed in a self sealing cellophane sleeve.

Contains 5 seeds each of a variety of six different erica plants.  To help you get started, the pack contains Kirstenbosch Instant Smoke Plus Seed Primer and detailed growing instructions.  The plants are suitable for low-frost climates.

$10.50

Protea Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African protea from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and covered in cellophane.

Contains 5 seeds each of a variety of magnificent Protea, Pincushions and Leucadendrons.  To help you get started, the pack contains Kirstenbosch Instant Smoke Plus Seed Primer and detailed growing instructions.  The plants are suitable for low-frost climates.

$10.50

Restio Starter Pack

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African restios from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the restios (Cape Reeds) and covered in cellophane.

Contains everything you need to germinate and grow Restios (Cape Reeds).  Contains 5 seeds of each of 6 unique Cape reeds.  To help you get started, the pack contains detailed growing instructions, smoke primer (for seed germination), and online support.  Restios are suitable for low-frost climates.

$10.50

Bird of Paradise Single Pack (Strelitzia reginae)

An attractive, postable envelope-sized package containing everything you need to grow indigenous South African Strelitzia from seed.  Makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the flowers and covered in cellophane.

Contains everything you need to grow the Crane Flower (Strelitzia Reginae).  Contains 5 seeds of this unique plant.  To help you get started, the pack contains detailed growing instructions.  The strelitzia is suitable for low-frost climates.

$3.36

Protea lepidocarpodendron seed

Black-beard sugarbush

belongs to group called Bearded sugarbushes

  • the flower is a stunning cream with black velvety beard
  • grows to an erect shrub- 2 - 3 m tall
  • this plant looks a lot like Protea neriifolia, except the flowers are cream to pink and heavily bearded with brown and purple/black hairs
  • flowers from April to August
  • habitat is in sandstone, ferricrete and granite soils
  • it is a fast grower and does well in coasta gardensl
  • sow in autumn
  • hardy to USDA zone 9
$0.15

Protea compacta

Botriver sugarbush

belongs to group called Spoon-bract sugarbushes

  • grows into a  bush of about 3.5m in height
  • flowers in autumn and winter
  • the flowers are neat goblet -shaped and have long  soft pink involucral bracts with ciliate margins
  • iIdeal as cut flower-is very attractive
  • sow in autumn
  • hardy to USDA zone 8
  • this is a very popular, attractive and hardy protea
  • it should be kept well pruned to increase the number of stems-if left unpruned it can become quite straggly
  • are fairly frost resistant
$0.15

Protea burchellii seed

Burchells protea

belongs to group called Spoon-bract sugarbushes

named after Willian John Burchell, a British explorer and naturalist

  • the flowers vary from shiny, cream to pink to carmine, tipped with a black or white beard
  • this is an erect, spreading shrub, 1 - 2m tall and upto 3m across
  • flowerheads have short flowers sunken within the long involucral bracts
  • grows in varied soils, but favours richer soil
  • flowering occurs in winter and flowers are excellent as cut flowers
  • flowers are easy to grow and quite hardy
  • sow in autumn
  • does well in coastal gardens
$0.15

Erica bauera

Commonly known as Albertinia heath, Bridal heath or Witheide (Afrikaans) 

  • This is a large shrub, growing to height of 1.5m and spread of 60cm.
  • It has grey/green leaves with masses of waxy, white to pink tubular flowers.
  • Flowering time is spring to autumn.
  • It enjoys full sun.
  • Erica bauera is also a good cut flower.
  • Looks stunning when planted in groups.
  • It is hardy, fairly adaptable and long lived
  • It is hardy to light frost.
  • It will attract birds to your garden and is highly recommended as a garden subject.
$0.15

Erica sessiflora

Commonly known as Green heath

  • Grows to 1-2m shrub.
  • Has attractive  cream/green/yellow tubular flowers occuring at end of branches.
  • Flowers are produced from Autumn to Spring.
  • Prefers moist well drained soil.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8. 
  • This species is easy to grow.
  • It produces a lovely cut flower.
  • Produces seed heads resembling a reddish fungal growth.
$0.15

Erica coccinea

Commonly known as Tassel Heath.

  • Coccinea (meaning red) is misleading as this is a very variable species in the color
  • Color varies from red / orange / pink / green to yellow
  • The shape and size of the flower and the length of leaves is also variable
  • It grows up to 1m tall with a spread of 60cm
  • Flowering occurs all year around
$0.15

Protea lacticolor

Commonly known as Hottentots Holland sugarbush

  • This species is one of the white sugarbushes.
  • It grows into a neat erect slender shrub or small tree of 2-5m
  • Flowering occurs from autumn to winter.
  • The flowers vary from cream to pink and are funnel shaped, becoming untidy as they open further and are invaded by bees and nectar feeding birds.
  • The oval shaped blue/grey  leaves are quite thick and tough.
  • The height, slenderness and foliage make this a popular landscaping plant.
  • It's an easy to grow shrub that does well in well drained soil.
  • Seeds should be sown in Autumn.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8.

 

$0.15

Erica mammosa

Commonly known as Nine-pin heath, Rooiklossieheide (Afrikaans)

  • Grows to a height of 1.8m.
  • It is a variable species with tubular flowers ranging from purple, dark red, orange, pink, green to creamy white.
  • The flowers are packed along the branch tip.
  • It flowers from mid-summer to autumn.
  • This is a very strong grower, is robust and long-lived.
  • Erica mammosa is very showy and will be noticed in your garden.
  • Ths species will attract sunbirds to your garden.
$0.15

Erica plukenetti

Commonly known as Plukenet's heath or Hangertjie (Afrikaans)

  • Erica plukenetti is a sturdy, upright shrub.
  • Grows to a height of around 0.6 - 0.9m.
  • It provides an excellent cut flower almost all year round.
  • The flowers are tubular in shape and are either white or deep red (as seen in picture).
  • They grow in dense, hanging spikes.
  • Plukenetti is one of the most adaptable ericas.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8
  • In southern hemisphere, sow in autumn and northern hemisphere, in spring
$0.15

Erica perspicua

Commonly known as Prince of Wales heath or Veerheide (Afrikaans)

  • This is a tall, erect plant.
  • It grows to a height of 2m.
  • The flowers are white and pink and have a tubular shape.
  • This species is easy to grow,
  • Grows best in a moist areas.
  • Flowering occurs from summer through to winter.
  • It is a popular garden plant and a good cut flower.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
  • Sow seeds in autumn.
$0.15

Protea grandiceps

Commonly known as Red sugarbush

  • Protea grandiceps grows to a height of 2m.
  • It has distinctive broad, leathery, oval blue-green leaves with red margins.
  • Produces showy pink to red flowers from Spring to Summer, with thick white and maroon beards. 
  • This is a very decorative garden shrub
  • It produces beautiful cut flowers
  • This species tolerates frost well.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
$0.15

Protea roupelliae

Commonly known as Silver sugarbush

  • Protea roupelliae grows to a height of a 3-8m, forming a small upright tree.
  • It grows in a variety of different habitats of soil and vegetation types and is one of the few proteas found in summer rainfall areas.
  • Protea roupelliae leaves are sometimes silky and silvery, and other times smooth.
  • The protea roupelliae flower heads are goblet-shaped, pink to ruddy brown in color, with bracts covered in silk, silver hairs.
  • Flowering occurs from summer to autumn and seeds should be sown in spring.
  • Protea roupelliae is fast growing, adaptable and attractive.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8.  
$0.15

Erica baccans

Commonly known as the Berry heath

  • Grows upto 2.5m - into an erect, robust shrub.
  • Has attractive dry urn-shaped rose pink flowers.
  • Flowers appear end of autumn to Spring and in abundance.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8. 
  • This species is easy to grow.
  • They enjoy a position of full sun in moist, well drained, slightly acidic soil.
  • Seeds should be sown in Autumn.
$0.15

Protea punctata

Commonly known as Waterlily sugarbush

  • Grows to 2-4m shrub/tree.
  • Has attractive blue-grey leaves.
  • Has a water lily-like flower with bracts that open wide to display a white/pink flower in the middle.
  • Flowers produced from Summer to Winter.
  • Prefers dry areas.
  • Can tolerate light frost.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8. 
  • This species is easy to grow.
  • It produces a lovely cut flower
$0.15

Protea repens

Common Sugarbush, Suikerbos, Honey Protea

Belongs to group called True sugarbushes

  • grows to shrub/tree of 4.5 m with long narrow leaves
  • flowers creamy white to red and are waxy and sticky to touch
  • they flower from Feb-Oct
  • produce lots of nectar, attracting birds and bees
  • are easy to grow from seed, adaptable to many soil types and waterwise
  • produce beautiful long-lasting cut flowers
  • sow in autumn
  • hardy to USDA zone 8
  • the sweet watery nectar that collects in the flowers used to be drained and boiled up to produce a sugary syrup – known as 'bossiestroop' – which was used as a sweetner and for medicinal use
  • ideal for coastal gardens and can be used as a windbreak
    $0.15

    King Protea Single Pack (Protea cynaroides)

    Contains everything you need to grow Protea cynaroides - commonly known as 'King Protea'. This is  the national flower of South Africa. The pack contains 5 seeds, detailed growing instructions and enhanced smoke primer to germinate the seeds. The King Protea is suitable for low-frost climates and grows in a wide range of soils and conditions.

    $3.78

    Healing Herbs Starter Pack

    Contains everything you need to start your own little collection of indigenous South African medicinal plants.  Contains 5 seeds of each of 6 South African plants that have been used as traditional remedies by the bushmen and the early settlers to the Cape.  To help you get started, the pack contains detailed growing instructions. information about the medicinal uses of the plants, and online support.  These plants are suitable for low-frost climates.

    The pack is in an attractive, postable envelope-sized package that makes an ideal gift.  The package is adorned with attractive photos of the plants and flowers and covered in cellophane.

    $10.50

    Leucospermum muirii

    Commonly known as Albertinia pincushion or Bloukoolhout (Afrikaans)

    • It is an excellent garden plant growing to a height of 1.5m.
    • It grows into a bushy, rounded, erect shrub with a generous display of small, yellow flower heads.
    • These can either grow in a cluster or singly.
    • It flowers from winter to spring and is excellent as a cut flower.
    • It is hardy to USDA zone 9.
    • Seeds shold be sown in autumn.
    $0.15

    Strelitzia reginae

    Commonly known as Bird of Paradise, Kraanvoëlblom, Crane Flower, Orange Strelitzia 

    • They can flower within 3 years from germination under ideal conditions
    • This species grows to a height of 1.5m
    • It requires full sun to flower well
    • This species can survive with little water once established  & can tolerate light frosts
    • They are spectacular as cut flowers with a long vase life
    • Seeds should be sown in spring
    • This is one of the most striking and well recognized rhizomatous shrubs in South Africa.
    • They have large basal leaves forming clumps which are attractive in their own right. The tufted growth gradually multiplies and can be divided during spring and summer.
    • The flowers are a dramatic blue and orange and have a distinctive shape resembling the head of a bird- hence the name 'Bird of Paradise'.
    • They flower from summer to autumn.
    • They are striking feature plants and very popular with landscapers.
    • They grow in full sun or semi shade are wind tolerant, doing well in coastal gardens.
    $0.15

    Metalasia muricata

    Commonly known as Blombos, White Bristle Bush

    • This is a must for any fynbos water wise garden.
    • It has superb woolly grey foliage and in the winter has abundant compact white flower heads.
    • It grows to a height of around 1.5 and a spread of 1m and grows into a lovely rounded shrub.
    • It is very hardy and has adapted itself to harsh coastal conditions.
    • It grows well in sandy soil and loves to be in a position of full sun.
    • Seeds to be sown in autumn.
    • Will attarct birds to your garden.
    $0.15

    Serruria florida

    Commonly known as Blushing Bride, Pride of Franschhoek

    • This is one of the most delicately beautiful flowers of the Proteaceae family and is often used by florists in bridal bouquets.
    • It grows to a height of around 1.5m, becoming straggly if left unpruned.
    • They like full sun and resent any addition of fertilizer.
    • The flowers are small and compact and made up of clusters of up to 8 flowerheads per branch.
    • They have a white/creamy colour with a delicate blush of pink, which is caused by the movement of the flower.
    • The flowers have a papery feel and have an exceptionally long vase life - up to 6 weeks.
    • They flower during early spring and would be a superb addition to any garden.
    • Plant seeds in autumn.
    • Hardy to USDA zone 9.
    $0.25

    Protea eximia

    Commonly known as Broad-leafed sugarbush

    • Shrub grows to between 2 and 5m, with broad cordate leaves.
    • Shows large flowers usually in Spring with long spatulate inner bracts that are widely splayed.
    • Easy in cultivation.
    • Sow in Autumn.
    • USDA zone 8.
    $0.15

    Aulax umbellata

    Commonly known as Broadleaf featherbush

    • This species grows into a 2m shrub with spatulate leaves that are broad at their tips. 
    • This is a dioecious shrub - has male and female plants.
    • Yellow flowers appear in summer.
    • Sow seeds in autumn.
    • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
    $0.15

    Geranium incanum

    Commonly known as Carpet Geranium

    • It is a herbaceous perennial and is very popular as a ground cover.
    • It grows to a height of 30 cm and a spread of 50 cm or more.
    • It has the most beautiful mauve flowers set in evergreen grey-green lacy leaves.
    • It flowers from spring to winter.
    • It can be grown in sun or shade - in shade the flowers are a deeper purple.
    • The leaves make a refreshing healthy herbal cup of tea as they contain no caffeine. Add honey to sweeten.
    • A stronger infusion of the leaves is recommended for expelling worms: a quarter of a cup of fresh leaves in a cup of boiling water, left to steep for 10 minutes, and then drunk in the morning. Repeat daily for 2 weeks. This mixture can also be added to your pets drinking water and expels the worms in less than 2 weeks.
    • Half a handful of leaves in a cup of boiling water also helps with lower back pain, bladder infections and menstrual disorders.
    • The flowers are edible and can be used in salads to add some colour.
    • Sow seeds in autumn or spring.
    $0.15

    Coleonema pulchellum

    Commonly known as Confettii Bush

    • When in flower, the bush looks as if white or pink confetti has been sprinkled over it.
    • It is a must for any garden – is highly adaptable to different climates, hardy to wind and frost tolerant and grows into a beautiful evergreen, feathery, aromatic shrub of upto 2m in height.
    • It flowers anytime from late winter to early summer and the flowers are pink or white tiny star shaped flowers.
    • The leaves have excellent insect repellent properties.
    • Campers use it by rubbing their bedding with twigs and leaves to keep mosquitoes and other insects away.
    • Fisherman also use it to get rid of the fishy smell on their hands. You can make a wash by adding a cup of leaves and flowers to 1 litre of boiling water and allowing it to steep. It also gives a lovely fresh scent to pot pourri.
    • The best time to use it is during spring and summer when the bush is in flower.
    • Great as cut flower as filler.
    • Plant seeds in autumn.
    • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
    $0.15

    Strelitzia juncea

    Commonly known as Crane Flower, Rush leaved Strelitzia

    • It grows to a height of 1-2m, with long, upright, rigid, needle-like leaves, forming clumps which are attractive in their own right.
    • This is one of the most striking ornamental plants in South Africa.
    • The flowers are a dramatic blue/purple and orange and have a distinctive shape resembling the head of a bird- hence the name 'Crane flower'.
    •  Although the leaves are very different, the flowers are very similar to the Strelitzia reginae.
    • Flowers appear from end of autumn through to mid spring.
    • They are slow growers, but once established are long-lived.
    • They require full sun to flower well, can survive with little water and can tolerate light frosts.
    • They are spectacular as cut flowers and last well.
    $0.63

    Leucadendron coniferum

    Commonly known as Dune Conebush

    • Grows to 2m with narrow yellow-green leaves.
    • Flowers in September producing a red cone.
    • Grows in alkaline soil.
    • Sow in Autumn.
    • USDA Zone 8.
    $0.15

    Leucadendron daphnoides

    Commonly known as Dutoitskloof conebush

    • This is a sturdy shrub, growing up to 1 to 2m
    • The upper leaves go through a series of colour changes - green, ivory, reddish, then green again. 
    • Flowering occurs from mid winter to spring
    • It is very attractive and easy cultivate - great speciman for small gardens
    • Sow seeds in Autumn.
    • Species is hardy to USDA Zone 8.
    $0.15

    Dioscorea elephantipes

    Commonly known as Elephant's Foot, Turtle Back, Hottentot's Bread

    • This plant has a large, fleshy rootstock with twining stems coming out of the top.
    • The leaves are heart-shaped.
    • Flowering occurs in summer producing white flowers.
    • Sow seeds in autumn.
    • Hardy to USDA Zone 9.
    Mature dioscorea elephantipes succulent showing the elephant's foot texture$0.34

    Leucospermum grandiflorum

    Commonly known as Grey-leaf fountain pincushion, Luisiesboom

    • Also known as Grey-leaf fountain pincushion due to the abundant dense greyish leaves.
    • It grows to a height of 2.5m with attractive yellow flowers with red tips pointing clockwise.
    • Flowering occurs from late winter to early summer.
    • This pin-cushion tolerates hot dry conditions and is suitable for planting in granite or clay soils.
    • It is a very attractive species for any large garden.
    $0.15

    Leucospermum conocarpodendron

    Commonly known as Grey tree pincushion or Vaalkreupelhout (Afrikaans)

    • This species falls into the group known as 'tree pincushions'.
    • It grows into a large, rounded tree, 3 - 5 m tall, 3 - 6 m across.
    • Flowers are a bright, stunning yellow & flowering occurs from August to December
    • Grows in granite and sandstone soils on dry, rocky slopes.
    • Seeds should be sown in autumn
    • This species is suitable for growing in pots.
    • The flowers are beautiful as cut flowers and last very well.
    • This plant will attract birds to your garden.
    • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
    $0.15

    Euryops virgineus

    Commonly known as Honey euryops, River resin bush, Heuningmagriet

    • This is an exceptionally hardy, easy to grow and attractive shrub.
    • It grows to a height and spread of 1.5 – 3m and grows into a lovely rounded bush.
    • It produces masses of yellow flowers in summer.
    • It has beautiful evergreen foliage which is also very attractive, even when the bush is not in flower.
    • It is happiest in a position of full sun and is also frost tolerant.
    • Seeds should be planted in autumn.
    • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
    $0.15

    Protea lanceolata

    Commonly known as Lance-leaf sugarbush

    • This species grows into 2-4m shrub.
    • It displays greenish-white flowers with widely splayed bracts in Winter.
    • Occurs  in coastal areas.
    • It is an adaptableplant with good rootstock.
    • Is ideal as a wind-break.
    • Will attract birds to your garden
    • Sow in Autumn.
    • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
    $0.15

    Leucadendron album

    Commonly known as Linear-leaf Conebush

    • This erect, evergreen species grows upto 2m into a neat shrub
    • It has linear, silvery white, velvety leaves with silky hairs,
    • Flowering occurs in Summer - the mature cones are silvery pink and  very attractive.
    • Sow in Autumn.
    • USDA Zone 8.
    $0.15

    Strelitzia reginae yellow

    Commonly known as Mandela's Gold, Mandela's gold strelitzia, Yellow strelitzia, Yellow crane flower, Yellow Bird of Paradise, Geelkraanvoel blom, Geel Piesang

    • This is a rare yellow form of one of the most striking rhizomatous shrubs in South Africa – Strelitzia Reginae.
    • Up until 1996 it was known as 'Kirstenbosch Gold'.
    • It grows to a height of around 1.5m, with large basal leaves forming clumps which are attractive in their own right.
    • The flowers are a dramatic blue and yellow and appear during winter and spring.
    • They are sensitive to cold and in climates where the winter low is -7 to -1 degrees C, they should be grown in pots in a sunny or well-lit conservatory or moved to a sheltered position during the colder months.
    • The seeds should be planted in spring.
    • They are hardy to USDA zone 9
    $0.95

    Leucospermum praecox

    Commonly known as Mossel Bay pincushion or Large tufted pincushion

    • Falls into group of wide-tubed pincshions
    • This is a large shrub, growing to 3m tall.
    • It bears large, yellow flowers in winter, with persistent styles that turn orange in spring.
    • Seeds should be sown in autumn.
    • Hardy to USDA Zone 9.
    • It is lovely as cut flower.
    $0.15

    Leucadendron uliginosum

    Commonly known as Outeniqua Conebush, Silverbos

    • Grows to around 2.3m, forming a bushy shrub.
    • The leaves are silvery with silky hairs.
    • Bracts are yellow to silver forming star-like formations from spring to early summer.
    • It flowers within 2 years from seed and is beautiful as a cut flower.
    • It enjoys well drained soil, in a sunny position and is resistant to most diseases.
    • It's easy to grow and hardy to USDA zone 8
    • Sow seeds in autumn
    $0.15

    Leucospermum glabrum

    Commonly known as Outeniqua pincushion

    • A large, rounded shrub / tree growing to 2.5m tall and 1.5m across.
    • This pincushion belongs to the group of tree pincushions.
    • The flowers are large & spherical, about 100 mm in diameter. The tips are orange/yellow and the rest is a deep red.
    • It is extremely attractive as a cut flower with its dark green glossy leaves.
    • It flowers in late spring to early summer.
    • It is adaptable to many soil types and climates and is more resistant to frost than most other leucospermums.
    • Sow seeds in autumn.
    • Hardy to USDA zone 9.
    $0.15

    Leucospermum oleifolium

    Commonly known as Overberg pincushion

    • A lovely compact shrub growing to about 1m tall.
    • The flower-heads are smallish and grow in clusters (as seen in picture).
    • This species flowers from spring to summer, with the flowers being yellow in colour and changing to crimson as they age.
    • They are beautiful as cut flowers and eye catching as a garden feature, especially for the smaller gardens.
    • They enjoy sandy, acidic soils.
    • Seeds should be sown in autumn.
    • Hardy to USDA zone 9.
    $0.15

    Leucospermum cordifolium

    Commonly known as pincushion or Speldekussing (Afrikaans) or Bobbejaanklou (Afrikaans)

    • This is the most popular and easy to grow pincushion.
    • It is a rounded, spreading shrub growing up to 1.5m in height with a spread of 2m.
    • The flowers range in colour from shades of red, orange to bright yellow.
    • It flowers in the summer and is an exceptionally attractive plant for any garden.
    • It is a very strong grower, is hardy and is a wonderfully long lasting and showy cut flower.
    • It is hardy to USDA zone 9.
    • Seeds should be sown in autumn.
    $0.15

    Watsonia borbonica

    Commonly known as Pink watsonia

    • It grows to height of 1-2 m with a spread of 30cm.
    • Flowers are pink and they flower in summer.
    • Are elegant, graceful plants that would enhance any garden.
    • They enjoy full sun, well drained soil and are easy to grow.
    • Plant seeds in autumn.
    • This is a winter growing species.
    $0.15

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