australis ruby

plant type

Protea neriifolia

plant dimensions

Height: 1.5m

Width: 1.5m


Full Sun

water usage

Low Water Use

flowering time

Late Winter - Spring

frost tolerance

Moderate Frost

soil type

Well drained acidic soil, Low pH

suitable for

Home Garden, Floristry, Corporate Events, Landscaping, Commercial Growing


A stunning compact Protea which displays ruby-red flowers with white and black feathery tips during late winter and spring. Ideal for containers and smaller home gardens, it can be shaped into a low hedge or grown as a feature plant. This Protea also makes a great cut flower.