Australian Native Plants

Leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens


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 'Red Barron'


A beautiful waxy red-dark pink flowering large shrub. Its parents are Protea obtusifolia x Protea compacta. It flowers autumn through to spring and while the shrub is fairly hardy to low 20F's, heavy frost will damage the buds. It is a long lived and hardy shrub. Excellent cut flower, screen and hedge. Prune when young to maintain lower branching and shape.


Biological Name: Protea 'Red Barron'
Common Name: Red Barron
Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Fall-winter
Height: 9
Width: 6-8'
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