Serruria florida (Thunb.) Salisb. ex Knight

Blushing Bride, Pride of Franschhoek, Florid Serruria

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Size: To 5' tall and 18" wide


Single stem, erect. Leaves dissected. Flowers terminal, cream to pink.

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.


Published in Cult. Prot. 92 in 1809.

Native to South Africa.

Basionym Protea floridanum Thunb.

Also published by R.Br. in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 126 in 1810.


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