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Products > Leucadendron 'Safari Goldstrike'
 
Leucadendron 'Safari Goldstrike' - Yellow Conebush
   
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Proteaceae (Proteas)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloomtime: Winter/Spring
Synonyms: [L. 'Gold Strike']
Parentage: (Leucadendron strobolinum x L. laureolum)
Height: 4-6 feet
Width: 4-6 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Leucadendron 'Safari Goldstrike' (Yellow Conebush) - This is a vigorous, compact grower to 6 feet tall. The "flowers" are composed of bright clean yellow bracts that surround the central female cone on vigorous long stems during winter and spring. Likened to a yellow version of the popular 'Safari Sunset' although a smaller grower. Has medium frost tolerance - hardy to 20-25 F. This is an excellent candidate for cut flower and foliage harvesting. Prune well after flowering to ensure a sturdy plant. This plant is from Kingflora Nurseries in New Zealand were it has been protected under Plant Breeders Rights since 1997. It is a great plant with 'Safari Sunset' and is one the most popular of the yellow flowering cut flower varieties.  The information on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also take into consideration observations of this plant in our nursery crops, as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we visit. We also will incorporate comments that we receive 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 Leucadendron 'Safari Goldstrike'.
 
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