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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 on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in the San Marcos Growers library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in our nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we may have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Leucospermum cordifolium 'Flame Spike'.
 
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