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Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).
Protea scolymocephala

Description

Small compact shrub with light green linear leaves and profuse small (for a protea) flower heads that are creamy green with a flush of red on the outer bracts. Lovely small shrub for smaller gardens or containers. Buds appear in autumn and flowers in winter-spring. Great cut flower for posies or smaller arrangements. Grows well at the beach.

Details

Biological Name: Protea scolymocephala
Common Name: Small Green Protea
Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Cream
Flower Time: Winter-spring
Height: 3'
Width: 3'
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5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: not available
Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
Seeds (online only): not available
Propagation Information: Seed germinates readily without prior treatments. Drench seed with a fungicide to prevent "damping off" after sowing. Also grown by cuttings.

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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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