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Products > Leucospermum cordifolium 'Yellow Bird'
 
Leucospermum cordifolium 'Yellow Bird' - 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: Yellow
Bloomtime: Spring
Synonyms: [Leucospermum nutans]
Height: 4-5 feet
Width: 6-8 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Leucospermum cordifolium 'Yellow Bird' (Nodding pincushion) - This is an attractive shrub up to 4 ft. tall with a 7 ft. spread. It produces gray-green leaves and yellow, distinctively dome-shaped flowers that last for a prolonged period in the spring. It does best in the full sun. It is drought tolerant once established but is not cold hardy much below 30 F. This variety is considered to be disease resistant.  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 'Yellow Bird'.
 
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