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

Description: 

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

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.

History: 

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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