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Long-lasting displays from flowers that open in succession.
Protea family so intolerant of phosphates. No requirement for supplemental feeding.
Genus of at least 250 species of evergreen trees and shrubs, most native to Australia, a few native to Indonesia, New Guinea and New Caledonia, found in woodland, rainforest and more open habitats.
Evergreen - shrubs and trees
Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - ericaceous compost, added grit in full light in greenhouse.
Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their spidery flowers and, usually, needle-like leaves.
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - Australia. A few in New Guinea, New Caledonia and Indonesia.
Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
Neutral to acid soil