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PROTEA Leucadendron galpinii 'Purple Haze'

Slender leaves turning silvery-purple in winter. Silver cones
  • Evergreen
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact shrub with striking foliage
  • 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)
    In very well-drained soil and a sheltered site
  • Will grow outside in milder locations
    This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
    In warm, dry areas
  • Against a wall
  • Full sun

PROTEA Leucadendron galpinii 'Purple Haze'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£25.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites under glass
    Place of origin
    South Africa. Garden origin
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Greenhouse / conservatory
    Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
    See Protea - Care Guide link above
    Patio / pot plants
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
    Poor soil preferred
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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