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Products > Protea laurifolia 'Rose Mink'
 
Protea laurifolia 'Rose Mink'
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Proteaceae (Proteas)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Winter
Height: 8-10 feet
Width: 6-8 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Protea laurifolia 'Rose Mink' - A new protea cultivar from Dennis Perry that grows to be an upright shrub to 10 feet talll with gray-green laurel-like leaves. Large flowers heads appearing in mid winter have silvery-pink bacts tipped with black and white hairs. Plant in full sun in most any soil including clay and alkaline soils. Once established this plant is drought tolerant, requiring little irrigation. Fairly frost hardy - a good Protea for southern California gardens.  This description is based on our research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery and our own landscape plantings and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments we receive from others and appreciate receiving feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Protea laurifolia 'Rose Mink'
 
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