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PROTEA Protea neriifolia 'Whiteknight'

Commonly known as Oleander leaf protea

Slender leaves and creamy-white flowers, with a hint of pink

 

  • Evergreen - narrowly oblong, pointed, stalkless, leathery leaves
  • White
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - erect to spreading shrub
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Exotic plants
  • Pests & Diseases - chlorosis (magnesium deficiency)
  • Place of origin - South Africa (Eastern Cape)
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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