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Products > Leucospermum cordifolium 'Flame Spike'
 
Leucospermum cordifolium 'Flame Spike' - Nodding Pincushion

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Proteaceae (Proteas)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Red
Bloomtime: Spring
Height: 4-5 feet
Width: 4-6 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Leucospermum cordifolium 'Flame Spike' (Nodding Pincushion) - One of the many varieties of L. cordifolium, this variety has salmon-red flowers. It grows to about 4 feet tall and 6 feet wide. Well-drained, acidic soil is best, along with full sun to ensure a bountiful bloom. It is hardy to about 25 degrees F.  The information provided on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our nursery's library, from what we have found about it on reliable online sources, as well as from observations in our nursery of crops of this plant as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens. We will also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing  Leucospermum cordifolium 'Flame Spike'.
 
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