Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Protea cynaroides


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 Protea cynaroides   Protea cynaroides
 Protea cynaroides   Protea cynaroides
 Protea cynaroides   Protea cynaroides
 Protea cynaroides   Protea cynaroides

Habitat

well-drained acid sandy soil

Altitude

Variable - low to high mountain slopes

Flowering time

SW Cape - summer to winter flowering

Description

South Africa's national flower, is probably the most striking and spectacular of all the protea species. From spring to autumn it produces large flower heads up to 30 cm across. These consist of snowy-white, hairy florets surrounded by widely spaced, pointed, pink-to-red bracts. A spreading evergreen shrub with long, oval green leaves borne on reddish green stalks.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26