Specie: P. compacta
Name in Latin: Proteaceae
Name in English: Protea
Origin: Natural habitat is a narrow region of the south western Cape Province. Best known protea in the flower industry.
Growth Habit: Erect slender bush. Lives an average of 10 years,
Flower:blooms are striking pink colour, outer involucral bracts tend to fade towards the base
Blooming Period: available year round,
Leaf: leaves curve upward. Distinct soft and pilose yet become leathery as the stem ages
Excellent flower for exotic arrangements, wonderful texture and show. Good focal flower.
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: 2-3 weeks
Amount of water: moderate
Nutrition: preservative and food
Special handling: text
Named after the Greek sea God, Proteus. who had the power of prophecy.