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Ruby Blush

Protea repens

SPECIES: Yes
INDIGENOUS: Yes

FLOWER/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Pink
FLOWERING TIME: Apr - Jul
SPECIAL FEATURES: Attracts Birds / Feeds Honeybees
SIZE: 250cm (height) x 200cm (width)
HEIGHT RANGE: 2m - 2.5m

DESCRIPTION

A very hardy variety with beautiful elongated Pink flowers for use in fresh or dried arrangements. Ideal for low maintenance and low water use gardens.

USES

Screening Plant

CONDITIONS

Moderate frost tolerance once established

SOIL TYPE

Sandy / Rocky Soil

CARE

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.

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