Leucadendron 'Jester'

Leucadendron ‘Jester’

Leucadendron ‘Jester’ is an evergreen shrub to 4 to 5 feet tall and wide. It has wonderful variegated foliage in winter and spring. The primary colors are like a traffic light – red, yellow and green.  It is also sold under the name, ‘Safari Sunshine’ in recognition of it being a sport of ‘Safari Sunset’, though it is less vigorous and has a smaller mature stature.

Additional Information

Originally introduced into the trade by Duncan & Davies (New Zealand) in 1986 as ‘Jester’. It was granted protection under Plant Breeders Rights (PBR) in New Zealand and South Africa under this name. It is sometimes called Safari Sunrise.

In Our Garden

Plant ID: P20186

We acquired this plant from david36h.

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucadendron

Variety: Jester

Height: 3ft to 5ft

Spread: 3ft to 5ft

Growth Habit:
Shrub
Sun Needs:
Full Sun
Soil Type:
Well-drained
Zone:
Zn9a - down to 20F

Resistant to Deer.

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