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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.  The information on this page is based on our research that has been conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in the nursery, in the nursery's garden, and in other gardens where it has been observed. We also incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that might aid others in growing  Protea laurifolia 'Rose Mink'.
 
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