Crackerjack Silver

Mimetes hottentoticus

Mimetes Crackerjack Silver is a critically endangered shrub that is only found high up in the misty mountains of Kogelberg, where it enjoys a cool and damp climate. With velvety silver leaves, and striking red flowers, it is one of Proteaflora’s most captivating and exciting plants.

plant dimensions

Height: 1.0m
Width: 1.0m

Crackerjack Silver is a slow growing variety and will take a long time to reach its full maturity size of 1.0m x 1.0m.


Full Sun

water usage

Low water use

flowering time


frost tolerance

Light Frost

soil type

Well drained acidic soil, Low pH

suitable for

Home Garden, Floristry, Weddings, Christmas Arrangements, Gifts