Protea stokoei E.Phillips

Pink Sugarbush, Blushing Protea, Stokoe's Sugarbush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 6' tall

Description: 

Erect, sparsely branched. Thick leathery leaves, to 6.5" long, oval, rounded tip, red margins. Flowerheads to 3" wide, longer, pink bracts with bearded tips.

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.

History: 

Published in Fl. Pl. South Africa t. 100 in 1923.

Native to South Africa.

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Sources of Information

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