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Protea 'Sylvia'
   
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Proteaceae (Proteas)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Winter
Parentage: (P. susannae x P. eximia)
Height: 6-8 feet
Width: 3-5 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Protea 'Sylvia' - A Protea exemia/susannae hybrid that has upright growth to 6-8 feet tall. It has medium to large flowers that are pink-red with bronze satiny glow and cream-yellow centers. Main flowering period is from November to February. Plant in full sun and water sparingly to regularly. It has good soil and great frost tolerance (to mid 20 F). We received this plant from Dennis Perry. The seedling originated in South Africa in 1977 but only was planted out extensively in South Afria as a floriculture crop since 1995 - it is now one of the most sought after proteas.  The information displayed on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations that we have made of it growing in the nursery's garden and in other gardens, as well how it has performed in our crops out in the nursery field. We will incorporate comments that we receive from others as well, and welcome hear from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they have knowledge of cultural information we do not mention that would aid others in growing Protea 'Sylvia'.
 
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