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Leucospermum 'Spider Hybrid' - Spider Pincushion
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
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 description is based on our research and observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We will also incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information about this plant, in particular if this information is contrary to what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Leucospermum 'Spider Hybrid'.
 
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