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Leucadendron “Sylvan Red”

Evergreen Shrub

Bushy green leaves with red stems. Upright form can be kept compact. Scarlet red cone flowers through winter and spring.

Leucadendron “Winter Red”

L. salignum “Winter Red”
Evergreen Shrub

This dynamic, tough shrub is sought after for it’s density and heavy display of vibrant red bracts in fall. Flowers are great for cuttings and drying.

Leucadendron argenteum

Evergreen Shrub

Dense, vigorous growing tree-like shrub with large grey-green leaves. Develops gray bark. Good for coastal gardens.

Leucadendron linifolium

Evergreen Shrub

Silvery-green leaves on slender upright branches. Silver cone flowers at branch tips in Spring. Deer resistant.

Leucadendron “Jubilee Crown”

Evergreen Shrub

Medium shrub with narrow grey-green leaves tipped in autumn colors. Flowering occurs spring and summer with red cones developing in the fall. Great for floral arrangements.

Leucophyllum “Compacta”

Evergreen Perennial

Slow growing with a dense mounded form of light gray foliage. Blooms often when the months get warm, masses of pink flowers.

Leucophyllum “Lynn’s Legacy”

L. langmaniae “Lynn’s Legacy”
Evergreen Perennial

Slow growing with a dense mounded form of green foliage. Blooms often when the months get warm, masses of lavender flowers.

Leucophyllum “Sierra Bouquet”

Evergreen Perennial

Slow growing large shrub with dense light gray foliage. Blooms often when from summer-fall, masses of purple flowers that smell faintly of grape bubblegum.

 

Leucospermum “Brandi dela Cruz”

Evergreen Shrub

Medium shrub with giant orange and red pincushion flowers starting in late winter through spring. Prefers acidic, fast-draining soil and full sun.

Leucospermum “Flame Giant”

Evergreen Shrub

Large shrub with giant orange pincushion flowers starting in late winter through spring. Prefers acidic, fast-draining soil and full sun. Short-lived (8-10 years).

Leucospermum “Goldfinger”

Evergreen Shrub

Upright stems with giant orange-red-golden pincushion flowers in spring. Excellent cut flower. Prefers fast-draining soils.

Leucospermum “Goldie”

Evergreen Shrub

Upright stems with giant bright yellow pincushion flowers in spring. Excellent cut flower. Prefers fast-draining soils.

Leucospermum “High Gold”

Evergreen Shrub

Mounding shrub with giant yellow pincushion flowers in spring. Excellent cut flower. Lime-green new growth ages to grey-green, leaves have a felt-like texture. Prefers fast-draining soils.

Leucospermum “Phil Parvin”

Evergreen Shrub

Medium sized shrub with serrated grey-green leaves and stunning multicolored orange-red pincushion flowers Fall through Spring. Can grow 6ft tall, but easily kept to under 5ft with yearly pruning.

Leucospermum “Scarlet Ribbon”

Evergreen Shrub

Medium sized shrub with serrated leaves and red tips. Gorgeous multicolored pincushion flowers in yellow, orange, pink, and scarlet. Tolerates a wider range of soils than most Leucospermums.

Leucospermum “Spider Hybrid”

Evergreen Shrub

Large shrub with large, serrated leaves and red tips. Salmon-pink and golden-yellow pincushion flowers with red-tipped stamens through spring.

Leucospermum “Tango”

Evergreen Shrub

Upright stems with firey orange-red pincushion flowers in spring. Excellent cut flower. Prefers acidic, fast-draining soil and full sun.

Leucospermum “Veldfire”

Evergreen Shrub

Medium shrub, dark green leaves with red tips. Yellow flowers with red ribbons spring and into summer. Prefers acidic, fast-draining soil and full sun.

Leucospermum cuneiforme

Evergreen Shrub

Dense vertical shrub with giant yellow pincushion flowers that age to red in spring. Excellent cut flower. Lime-green new growth ages to leathery grey-green, leaves have a felt-like texture. Prefers fast-draining soils.

 

Leucospermum gueinzii

Evergreen Shrub

Medium sized shrub, grey/green in color with soft fuzzy leaves. Giant red pincushion flowers are sure to attract birds.

Leucospermum pattersonii “Brothers”

Evergreen Shrub

Mounding shrub with red pincushion flowers in spring. Excellent cut flower. Lime-green new growth ages to a soft grey-green. Leaves have a felt-like texture. Prefers fast draining soils.

 

Leucospermum “Rainbow”

Medium sized shrub with serrated leaves and red tips. Gorgeous multicolored pincushion flowers in yellow, orange, and red. Tolerates a wider range of soils than most Leucospermums.

Leymus “Canyon Prince”

Turf Grass

Blue-grey, evergreen, running, mat-forming grass thrives on seasonal winter rains. Avoid regular summer irrigation or the grass will flop over.

Lilium lancifolium

Herbaceous Perennial

Spectacular down-facing spotted-orange flowers. Grown from a bulb, flowers in late summer.

Livistona australis

Palm Tree

Fast growing palm with raised leaf scars along the trunk. Large fan-shaped leaves spread wide. Leaves are frost-tender.

Lupinus albifrons

Perennial Shrub

Blue flower spikes sit on top of silvery shrub. Needs good drainage, full sun, and little water. Butterfly plant, moderately deer-resistant. Useful to fix nitrogen in depleted soils.

Lupinus arboreus

Semi-Deciduous Perennial Shrub

Gray-green palm-like leaves with beautiful lilac colored flowers in early spring to late summer. Useful for depleted soils to fix nitrogen. Tolerates coastal sandy soils. Seeds easily.

Lupinus chamissonis

Perennial Shrub

Blue flower spikes sit on top of silvery shrub. Needs good drainage, full sun, and little water. Grows well in coastal sands. Useful to fix nitrogen in depleted soils.

Lupinus luteus

Annual Wildflower

Rich green foliage, deep yellow flowers. Palmate leaves. Seed pods develop late summer, early fall. Collect seed for new plants the following year.