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PROTEA Protea 'Clark's Red'

Comparatively hardy hybrid variety. Dark red flowers with white tips

Available autumn 2020 -
£30.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre

 

  • Red
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • 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 -
  • Good to know - P. repens x P. aurea
  • Pests & Diseases - magnesium deficiency may result in chlorosis of the leaves. Failure to thrive usually means medium is too rich
  • Place of origin - garden origin. New Zealand. 1948. Jack Clark
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Tubular -
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to acid soil -
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - poor soil
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