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Pincushion

Leucospermum tottum

Also known as

Matches, Vuurhoutjies, Speldekussing (Afr.)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

9a-10b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.25m

Max

4m

1m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Flowers of Leucospermum tottum
A photo of Pincushion

Pincushion Overview

Leucospermum tottum is a handsome, much branched shrub whose flowers are excellent for flower arranging. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Common problems with Pincushion

How to propagate Pincushion

Cuttings

Propagate from seed or cuttings.

Seed

Special features of Pincushion

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Wind break

Hedge plant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Pincushion

Grown for their flower heads.