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Protea coronata


Protea  coronata

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Upright shrub. Leaves are narrowly lance-shaped, green to bluish green, sometimes turning purplish around the flower head, and sparsely covered in long shaggy hairs, giving them a silvery sheen, and becoming hairless with age. Young growth is often attractively tinged red or coppery.It has bright apple-green flowers. It's unusual flower heads are wonderful in floristry. Best in a warm sheltered site, well drained soil. Avoid very heavy frost.

 
Genus
Protea
Species  
Cultivar   coronata

Common name
Green Sugarbush

Family name
Proteaceae
Place of origin
South Africa


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

Soil Type

Moisture

Exposure


Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 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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