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A picture of a Bot River Sugarbush

Bot River Sugarbush

Protea compacta

Also known as

Bot River Protea, Compacta

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Bot River Sugarbush

Protea compacta
P. compacta
Growing in dense stands
Growing the fynbos
A photo of Bot River Sugarbush

Bot River Sugarbush Overview

The Bot River sugarbush is ideally suited to the larger coastal fynbos gardens where, if planted en masse , it will provide a pink or white splash of colour for most of the year.

How to propagate Bot River Sugarbush

Budding

Propagate by seeds or cuttings in summer otherwise by grafting or budding.

Cuttings

Grafting

Seed

Special features of Bot River Sugarbush

Attracts birds

Other uses of Bot River Sugarbush

Grown for their colourful bracted flower heads.