A picture of a Escarpment Pincushion

Escarpment Pincushion

Leucospermum saxosum

Full Sun
Moderate care


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Escarpment Pincushion

Flowering shrub

Escarpment Pincushion Overview

This pincushion is the only one in South Africa not growing in the winter rainfall area of the Western Cape. This is a summer rainfall species to be found on the northern section of Drakensberg mountains from Pilgrim's Rest to Tzaneen. It also occurs outside South Africa on the Chimanimani mountain range.

Special features of Escarpment Pincushion

Attracts birds

Attracts bees