A new hybrid cultivar bred at Kings Park and Botanic Gardens. This is an evergreen, small, bushy shrub to around 1.6 metres high. Silver foliage is fern-like and white buds open to a scarlet toothbrush style of flower. This is a free flowering plant, much visited by nectar-seeking birds as well as bees. Can be kept compact by trimming after flowering slows down. Available as a grafted plant from specialist retail nurseries
Warning: A few plants in the Protea family can be damaged by phosphorous (P). Exercise caution when applying fertiliser. Caution may cause skin irritation.
Cottage, Mediterranean, Native, Verge
H: to 160cm W: to 160cm
autumn, spring, summer, winter