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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
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)
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
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