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Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Flowers: Showy
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Awards and Recognitions: Other: National Flower of South Africa

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Common names
  • King Protea
  • Giant Protea

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Location: Kula Botanical Garden, Maui 
Date: 2015-05-17
3:20 pm. An enormous and exquisite bud.
Location: Flower and patio show Indianapolis In.
Date: 2007-03-14
picked for florist display

Date: 2006-03-17
Photo courtesy of: Stan Shebs

Photo by Stan Shebs

Date: 2006-03-17
Photo courtesy of: Stan Shebs

Date: 2005-11-15
Photo courtesy of: Da Legend

Date: 2005-10-05
Photo courtesy of: Amrum

photo credit: Marco Schmidt

Photo courtesy of: Forest & Kim Starr http://www.starrenvironment
Location: Nationale Plantentuin Meise (Meise Botanical Garden)
Date: 2023-10-16

Date: 2012-11-25

Date: 2008-12-09
Photo courtesy of: J.G. in S.F

Date: 2006-03-17
Photo courtesy of: Stan Shebs

Date: 2006-03-17
Photo courtesy of: Stan Shebs

Date: 2006-10-04
Photo courtesy of: Jason Beck

Date: 2005-10-05
Photo courtesy of: Amrum

Photo courtesy of: Fir0002-Flagstaffotos

Date: 2005-07-24
Photo courtesy of: Fir0002-Flagstaffotos

Date: 2015-03-19
Photo courtesy of: Abu Shawka

Date: 2009-04-11
Photo courtesy of: J.G. in S.F

Date: 2008-04-18
Photo courtesy of: J.G. in S.F

Date: 2008-12-09
Photo courtesy of: J.G. in S.F

Date: 2013-02-08
Photo courtesy of: Donald Hobern

Date: 2009-01-04
Photo courtesy of: Greenplanet.co.za

Date: 2008-08-01
Photo courtesy of: Stickpen

Arabella Elizabeth Roupell (1817-1914)

Date: 2008-09-18
Photo courtesy of: J.G. in S.F
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