Protea – Special Pink Ice
Protea neriifolia x susannae – ‘Special Pink Ice’
A lovely, large protea growing to 2m tall and 2.5m wide with long, rounded leaves and a faint hairy outline to the leaves. It produces large pink flowers in winter and autumn.
It is a wonderful specimen plant in the garden or can be grown with other proteas to create a lovely mass flowering display.
It should be grown in a full sun position in well drained, acidic soil. It is able to withstand moderate frost and has low water needs. It must be fertilised with native or low phosphorous fertiliser.