frosted king

plant type

Protea cynaroides

plant dimensions

Height: 2.0m

Width: 2.0m


Full Sun

water usage

Low Water Use

flowering time

Winter / Spring

frost tolerance

Light Frost

soil type

Well drained acidic soil, Low pH

suitable for

Home Garden, Floristry, Commercial Growing, Weddings, Corporate Events, Modern Design


The King Protea is the most popular variety, having one of the largest flower heads in the protea family. The Frosted King Protea produce large red flowers in winter. They are stunning in the garden, on the patio and in flower arrangements.