FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Pink
FLOWERING TIME: Jul - Oct
SPECIAL FEATURES: Attracts Birds / Feeds Honeybees
SIZE: 150cm (height) x 100cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 1m - 1.5m
The King Protea or Giant Protea in its original form. Attracts birds to the garden. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.
Moderate frost tolerance once established
Sandy / Rocky Soil, Tolerates a slightly heavier soil, and Tolerates neutral / alkaline
Plant in well drained acidic soil. Water well to establish 1-2 years. Use a natural mulch low in phosphorus. Do not fertilize. Pick all flowers or cut back after flowering to maintain shape. In pots, water daily.