Parent: Protea pulchella
Protea, with lance-shaped leaves, waved, margined with red, and hairy ; scales of the cup three-coloured : flower-head upright, and terminal: stem branching, and two feet high. (Bot. Repos.)
Published in in Bot. Repos. 7: 442 in 1806-7.
Our figure represents so evident a variation of the Protea pulchella, that it probably should be only regarded as a fine large flowering variety; but as it exhibits a strong affinity in the flowers to that fine section of Protea called Speciosa, it is certainly better to denominate it a variety of that species...