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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 cynaroides


Handsome upright 5-7'x7' shrub with large pink-red/white flowers and deep green leaves. Lignotuberous. Flowers best in full sun. Grows well in most well-drained light or heavy soils. Tolerant of frost and extended dry periods once established. Excellent hedge or screen. The South African national flower. Growing well in Ojai and grown commercially for the cut flower market. Currently have P. 'Mini King' available not larger species.


Biological Name: Protea cynaroides
Common Name: King Protea
Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Varies on form
Height: 6-8'
Width: 6' Approx
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Availability ...
1 Gallon: backordered
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: not available
Mail Order Plant (online only): backordered
Seeds (online only): not available



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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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