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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 on this page is based on our research that has been conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in the nursery, in the nursery's garden, and in other gardens where it has been observed. We also incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that might aid others in growing  Leucospermum 'Yellow Bird'.
 
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