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Protea roupelliae, Silver sugarbush

Protea roupelliae

Silver sugarbush
Family: Proteaceae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The protea roupelliae flower heads are goblet-shaped, pink to ruddy brown in color, with bracts covered in silk, silver hairs. Young leaves are covered in silvery hairs, while older leaves are hairless.


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Protea roupelliae, Silver sugarbush
Protea roupelliae, Silver sugarbush
Protea roupelliae, Silver sugarbush


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/protea_roupelliae.htm