Leucodendron salignum hybrid (Amy) Elegant raspberry red bracts in autumn, that turn cream in spring. Suitable for cut flowers, it can be grown in pots and containers (with Australian native potting mix). Very low maintenance, frost and drought tolerant once established. Suitable for a variety of soil types, but must be well drained. Prefers a full sun to part shade postion. Bird attracting. Grows 1m high x 1m wide.
The flowers are grouped in rounded heads 7 to 10 cm in diameter surrounded by crimson bracts, about 5 to 7 cm long. It flowers from September to November and nectar-seeking birds act as pollinators. Large winged seeds are released when the brown leathery pods split along one side.