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Leucospermum ‘Hawaii Yellow’

 

Pincushion Protea

ParentsUnknownGenus is not in the current taxonomy
GenusLeucospermum
Cultivar‘Hawaii Yellow’

About plant names...

Pincushion proteas are native to south Africa, and not found in the wild in North America. This is a cultivar.

Identification: Pincushion proteas are named for their pincushion-like appearance—flowerheads are up to 5" (12 cm) across, rounded, with many thin petals resembling pins. Leaves are leathery and sharp-tipped.

Online References:

Leucospermum ‘Hawaii Yellow’ on Forest and Kim Starr’s Starr Environmental site

Leucospermum ‘Hawaii Yellow’ on picsearch

Leucospermum ‘Hawaii Yellow’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.

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Leucospermum ‘Hawaii (Pincushion Protea)

3/2/2001 · Kula Botanical Garden, Maui, HI ID is uncertain