Leucadendron salignum ‘Jester’
Common Names: sunshine conebush
Origin: South Africa
Type: Evergreen Shrub
Size: To 4 to 5 ft. high and wide
Flowers: Red flowers, winter to spring; variegated pink to dull green sword-shaped leaves
Uses: Background, accent, color, cut branches and flowers in flower arrangements
Wildlife: Nectar, pollen. Deer resistive.
Soil: Tolerates most well-drained soils. Mulch to protect surface roots. No mushroom compost.
Sun: Full sun
Pruning: Prune to shape and keep bushy and erect.
Pests & Diseases: (None found.)
Notes: Hardy to 25° F.