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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
leucadendron 'Safari Sunset'
Leucadendron are small evergreen trees and shrubs grown for their cone-like clusters of flowers surrounded by large, leaf-like, often colourful bracts. Both male and female plants are needed to produce fruiting cones. The stems are clothed in leathery, stalkless leaves
'Safari Sunset' is a vigorous, erect shrub with narrow, leathery evergreen leaves. The foliage is dark green flushed with red. From summer to autumn female plants produce oval, yellowish-green, flowerheads 4cm across surrounded by light red bracts up to 8cm long which mature to purplish-red then fade to golden yellow
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Time to ultimate height
May survive outdoors in the mildest areas in a warm, sunny position with poor, free-draining soil. Otherwise grow in a warm greenhouse in a mix of 3 parts peat-substitute, 3 parts grit or perlite and 1 part lime-free compost. Do not overwater. Feed with half-strength magnesium sulphate and urea in spring and autumn
Root semi-ripe cuttings with bottom heat in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Wall-side Borders Cut Flowers
City & Courtyard Gardens Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Glasshouse red spider mite may be a problem when grown under glass
Generally trouble free
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