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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.