Protea Spotted Mink
A hybrid Protea producing terminal, medium sized flower head from Autumn to Spring. Flowers have a silvery-pink sheen with black tufts and beard. It is a slow growing, robust plant. Flowers are useful for picking for cut flower displays. Grows approximately 1.5 x 1.5m.
It is suited to open, sunny situations in a free draining soil. Performs best in poor, acidic soil. Drought tolerant and suitable for coastal conditions. Frost hardy once established, protect young plants. Prune to shape after flowering has finished or in mid-spring to enhance flowering the next year. Avoid phosphate fertilisers.
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