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Products > Protea 'Pink Ice'
 
Protea 'Pink Ice' - Pink Ice Protea
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Proteaceae (Proteas)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Clear Pink
Bloomtime: Year-round
Parentage: (P. compacta x P. susannae?)
Height: 6-8 feet
Width: 4-6 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Protea 'Pink Ice' - A very attractive Protea that has silvery-pink flowers from fall into winter on a dense shrubby plant with attractive linear leaves. Grows 6-7 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide. A hybrid between P. compacta and P. susannae, which are both hardy plants. From these parents this hybrid has acquired frost tolerance to low 20's F and ability to tolerate a wide range of soil types.  The information on this page is based on our research that has been conducted on this plant in our nursery library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in the nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Protea 'Pink Ice'.
 
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