Protea

Search Protea
Proteus, Greek God of Water, was said to be able to change his form at will. An apt God to name a genus after especially one that has so much variety in form and colour. Protea, King of flowers, are prized by gardeners and florists alike for the stunning, large, beautifully shaped and coloured flowers that are produced in abundance when grown in their favoured conditions. Light soil with very free drainage as these plants, just like Royalty, don't do wet feet. Don't hide them from the wind as free air movement is another of their likes. In the country of origin Protea represents change and hope.

14 LISTINGS

Show in stock items first

PAGE  1   2  ALL

Picture of Protea Candy
CLICK TO ENLARGE

A beautiful free flowering, vigourous variety.The flowers have candy red bracts with black tuft in the centre. Prune well after flowering. Suited to well drained soil in full sun. Evergreen.

To have success with your Protea good drainage is essential. They like a nice light slightly acidic soil. They don't like fertilizer high in phosphates. Generally feeding is not necessary but a slow release with a low phosphate (P) rating is the safest to use. Any pruning should be done after flowering.

 

Colour: Candy red / Black tuft
Habit: Open
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 0m

Protea Candy

Current Stock Height: 40/50 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$39.99

Stock of this item is very low.

QTY:
Picture of Protea Frosted Fire
CLICK TO ENLARGE

Frosted Fire is just as it's name suggests... a stunning pink protea with white frosting on the tip. Forms a dense shrub making it ideal as a hedge or border. And excellent winter flowering option for cut flowers. Protect young plants from frost. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Pink / White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 2m

Protea Frosted Fire

Current Stock Height: 50/60 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$39.99

Stock of this item is very low.

QTY:
Picture of Protea Margaret Watling
CLICK TO ENLARGE

A cultivar of nerifolia this shrub grows into a nice rounded shrub with flowers of lime green bracts with a maroon beard. A long flowering season and a great picker. Stunning in a bouqet.

 

Colour: Lime green / Yellow
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1m

Protea Margaret Watling

Current Stock Height: 60 cm

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$39.99

QTY:
Picture of Protea Mayday
CLICK TO ENLARGE

A stunning specimen with slightly smaller flowers that are rosy red with a satin appearance and have a maroon centre. Adding beautiful colour in the garden from Winter to Spring. Slightly smaller growing can be trimmed after flowering to enhance next years flowering. Evergreen

Prefers full sun and well drained soils.

 

Colour: Rosy red / Maroon
Habit: Compact
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x cm

Protea Mayday

Current Stock Height: 60/80 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$39.99

QTY:
Picture of Protea Neriifolia Alba
CLICK TO ENLARGE

An upright rounded shrub which has medium sized yellowy cream flowers throughout Autumn to Spring. Flowers suited to picking. Adaptable to most well drained soils in sunny situations. Prune to shape.

To have success with your Protea good drainage is essential. They like a nice light slightly acidic soil. They don't like fertilizer high in phosphates. Generally feeding is not necessary but a slow release with a low phosphate (P) rating is the safest to use. Any pruning should be done after flowering.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright rounded
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m

Protea Neriifolia Alba

Current Stock Height: 60/80 cm  ? 

Container: 3.3l  ? 

$39.99

Stock of this item is very low.

QTY:
Picture of Protea Neriifolia Purity
CLICK TO ENLARGE

A large rounded shrub that borne beautiful creamy white flower bracts in winter. Suited to well drained soil and full sun. Makes for a lovely picked flower that is always sort after by florist.

 

Colour: Creamy white
Habit: Rounded
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 0m

Protea Neriifolia Purity

Current Stock Height: 40/60 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$39.99

QTY:
Picture of Protea Neriifolia Silver Tip
CLICK TO ENLARGE

An attractive cultivar with silvery pink bracts tipped with a white and black beard. Suitable as a picked flower. Flowering all year round. Evergreen. Should be pruned prior to Spring growth. Likes well drained soil and full sun.

 

Colour: Silvery pink
Habit: Open upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 0m

Protea Neriifolia Silver Tip

Current Stock Height: 60/80 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$39.99

QTY:
Picture of Protea Pacific Queen
CLICK TO ENLARGE

A low spreading shrub which produces large flower bracts that are red with a black beard. Adapitable to a large range of soils in full sun. Evergreen. Makes a nice picked flower.

 

Colour: Red
Habit: Low growing
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x cm

Protea Pacific Queen

Current Stock Height: 60/70 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$39.99

QTY:
Picture of Protea Red Ice
CLICK TO ENLARGE

The hardiest of all proteas, Red Ice is well suited to low maintenance, low water use gardens. Spectacular flowers fresh or dried are excellent for picking and vase or floral arrangements. A prolific flowerer, tolerates most soil types, prefers full sun and good drainage. Evergreen

 

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 1.5m

Protea Red Ice

Current Stock Height: 60 cm

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$39.99

QTY:
Picture of Protea Repens
CLICK TO ENLARGE

An erect shrub producing red flowers in Winter which exude nectar making the flowers sticky.Long flowering and great as a picked flower.Prefers full sun. Trim to maintain shape. Adapt to most soil conditions.

 

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright rounded
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 2m

Protea Repens

New stock arriving shortly. Pre-order now. Estimated price $26.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

QTY:

PAGE  1   2  ALL

Wairere Nursery
826 Gordonton Road, R D 1, Hamilton 3281 Ph: (07) 824 3430 Email: