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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Protea lorifolia is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
large CREAM-pink bracts, PURPLE-BROWN central beard, autumn-winter
achenes (sow in autumn)
large, strap like...from dry areas
|Height, in meters: 3
Height, in feet: 9.90
|Protea lorifolia sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Protea lorifolia:
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|18||: Australian and African Proteaceae|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Protea lorifolia seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.