Protea welwitschii Engl.

Dwarf Savanna Sugarbush, Cluster-head Protea, Honey-scented Protea, Rusty Velvet Protea

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 5' tall


Numerous stems. Flowers terminal, in groups of 2 to 4, white turning brown with age. Pale yellow bracts open out to a saucer shape. Leaves covered in velvety hairs when young.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

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