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Leucospermum ‘Hawaii Yellow’

Pincushion protea

ParentsUnknownGenus is not in the current taxonomy
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:

Forest and Kim Starr’s Starr Environmental site



Leucospermum ‘Hawaii Yellow’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Leucospermum ‘Hawaii (pincushion protea)

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