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December Plant of the Month: Leucadendron salignum ‘Winter Red’

This tough, drought-tolerant evergreen shrub is a stand-out with a dense display of vibrant red foliage, which is particularly intense in the fall and winter months. It is grown for its leathery bracts, which are actually modified leaves that typically resemble (and are often mistaken for) flowers. The bracts are long-lasting and make a unique addition to cut flower arrangements. Inconspicuous cones develop at the…
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