Leucospermum 'Scarlet Ribbon' (Pincushion)
Incredibly beautiful, Leucospermum 'Scarlet Ribbon' (Pincushion) is a compact, rounded, evergreen shrub with large, salmon pink flower clusters resembling pincushions and purplish-red stripings resembling bright red ribbons. Borne at the end of each branch, they are produced in such abundance that they cover the plant from late spring to midsummer. The vibrant green foliage is tough and leathery, and spirally arranged on the stems. 'Scarlet Ribbon' is a charming hybrid which results from a…
A beautiful tall shrub that attracts birds and grows on well drained soils in full sun. Broad linear green leaves with erect cylindrical, tapering racemes of red flowers borne in the axils of the leaves in winter. Closely related to H.multilineata and H coriacea(indeed it was not until 1973 that H francisiana and H multilineata were distinguished as 2 distinct species).
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