Protea pityphylla E.Phillips

Ceres Sugarbush, Long-leaf Mountainrose, Mountain-rose Sugarbush, Pine-leaf Mountainrose


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 3' tall

Description: 

Needle-lke foliage. Red bracts. White to yellow flowers with red tips.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 234 in 1910.

Native to South Africa.

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Sources of Information

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