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PROTEA Leucadendron 'Sixteen Candles'

Spectacular pink with cream

Available autumn 2020 -
£25.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre

 

  • Evergreen - narrow, oblong leaves to 9cm (3½in) long, edged red
  • Cream
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - erect, branching shrub.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Exotic plants -
  • Good to know - large, showy bracts. Excellent as a cut flower because of long vase life
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites under glass
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to acid soil -
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - poor soil preferred
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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