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PROTEA Protea cynaroides 'Little Prince'
Deep pink/red flowers on compact plants to 1 metre
Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - deep pink/red
Height - 1m (39in)
Spread - 1m (39in)
Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
Additional Features - Exotic plants
Good to know - makes a good container subject
Pests & Diseases - chlorosis (magnesium deficiency). Failure to thrive due to overly rich medium
Place of origin - South Africa (Western Cape). Developed in Australia
Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0)
Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - poor soil
Protea - Care Guide
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5