King Protea (Protea cynaroides)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
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

3:20 pm. An enormous and exquisite bud.

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Location: Kula Botanical Garden, Maui Date: 2015-05-173:20 pm. An enormous and exquisite bud.
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Location: Flower and patio show Indianapolis In.Date: 2007-03-14picked for florist display
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Date: 2006-03-17Photo courtesy of: Stan Shebs
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Date: 2012-11-25
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Date: 2006-03-17Photo courtesy of: Stan Shebs
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Date: 2006-03-17Photo courtesy of: Stan Shebs
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Date: 2005-11-15Photo courtesy of: Da Legend
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Date: 2005-10-05Photo courtesy of: Amrum
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Date: 2008-12-09Photo courtesy of: J.G. in S.F
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Photo courtesy of: Forest & Kim Starr http://www.starrenvironment
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Date: 2006-03-17Photo courtesy of: Stan Shebs
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Date: 2006-10-04Photo courtesy of: Jason Beck
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Date: 2005-10-05Photo courtesy of: Amrum
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Date: 2005-07-24Photo courtesy of: Fir0002-Flagstaffotos
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Date: 2009-04-11Photo courtesy of: J.G. in S.F
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Date: 2008-04-18Photo courtesy of: J.G. in S.F
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Date: 2008-09-18Photo courtesy of: J.G. in S.F
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Date: 2008-12-09Photo courtesy of: J.G. in S.F
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Date: 2015-03-19Photo courtesy of: Abu Shawka
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Date: 2013-02-08Photo courtesy of: Donald Hobern
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Date: 2009-01-04Photo courtesy of: Greenplanet.co.za
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Date: 2008-08-01Photo courtesy of: Stickpen
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Arabella Elizabeth Roupell (1817-1914)
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Comments:
Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Sep 17, 2016 1:06 PM

National flower of South Africa.

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