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Protea scolymocephala scolymocephala


Protea scolymocephala scolymocephala

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Popular shrub with a neat bushy rounded habit. Small linear leaves of mid-green. Beautiful flowers held clear above the foliage, are a cup shaped, soft creamy green with a flush of red on the outer bract surfaces. Flowering late winter and spring. Likes a sunny position with well drained soil. Hardy to light frost, and coastal exposed conditions. Fantastic cut flower for posies.

 
Genus
Protea
Species   scolymocephala
Cultivar   scolymocephala

Common name
Small green protea

Family name
Proteaceae
Place of origin
South Africa


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Avoid fertilisers with phosphate / Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil / Prefer good loamy soil

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Prefers a sunny site / Tolerates coastal sites / Tolerates exposed sites. / Tolerates some frost


Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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