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.