Protea Cynaroides Madiba
A select form of the King protea. An attractive plant with an erect growth habit, producing deep pink-red flowerheads on long stems from autumn to summer. A smaller growing protea variety to 1.5m in size.
Likes an open, sunny position in acidic, light, free draining soil. Pruning back well after flowering to desired shape and size to enhance flowering the following year. Can tolerate moderate frosts once established. Ensure newly planted plants receive deep weekly waterings through first summer and periods of prolonged drought. Suitable for coastal conditions.