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Protea species/Protea

Protea species / Protea species
A flower and thick leathery foliage
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A flower and thick leathery foliage

Flower and foliage

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Scientific Name: Protea species
Common Name: Protea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: None
Spread: None
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Proteas tend to be at their best in warm days, cool nights, low humidity and near perfect soil drainage. They grow well in parts of California and Hawaii. Size of plant varies with some up to 30 feet in height. Flower color and size varies with the cultivar.