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Products > Leucospermum 'Spider Hybrid'
 
Leucospermum 'Spider Hybrid' - Spider Pincushion
   
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Category: Shrub
Family: Proteaceae (Proteas)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Parentage: (Leucospermum tottum x L. formosum)
Height: 6-8 feet
Width: 8-10 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Leucospermum 'Spider Hybrid' (Spider Pincushion) - This hybrid between Leucospermum tottum x L. formosum is a large shrub to 10 feet across by 6-8 feet tall. It forms very nice pins of salmon and golden-yellow with red-tipped stamens in late winter to early spring. It does best in the full sun with good drainage. Prune prior to flush of growth in spring to maintain smaller size. This plant came to us from Dennis Perry.  This information is based on research conducted about this plant in our nursery library and from reliable online sources. We also take into consideration observations of it in our nursery of crops, as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we have visited. We will 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 'Spider Hybrid'.
 
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