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Leucospermum cordifolium/Pincushion Protea

Leucospermum cordifolium / Leucospermum cordifolium
Protea are grown outdoor primarily in California
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Protea are grown outdoor primarily in California

Has dome shaped flower heads which look like a pincushion filled with pins.

Pincushion proteas flowers come in a variety of colors

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Scientific Name: Leucospermum cordifolium
Common Name: Pincushion Protea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This native of South Africa has dome shaped flower heads which look like a pincushion filled with pins. Makes an an excellent cut flower that last up to two weeks.