Protea compacta x susannae
FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Red
FLOWERING TIME: Jan - Apr
SPECIAL FEATURES: Attracts Birds / Feeds Honeybees
SIZE: 250cm (height) x 200cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 2m - 2.5m
A very hardy variety, Red Ice is well suited to low maintenance, low water use gardens. Spectacular flowers, fresh or dried.
Cut Flower, Screening Plant
Moderate frost tolerance once established
Sandy / Rocky Soil
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.