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Shuttlecock Sugarbush

Protea aurea

Also known as

Long-Bud Sugarbush

Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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    Shuttlecock Sugarbush Overview

    An evergreen shrub or small tree from South western Cape of South Africa. Has heart-shaped leaves and shuttlecock-like flowers in reddish shades.

    How to propagate Shuttlecock Sugarbush

    Cuttings

    Propagation is from seeds or cuttings in summer.

    Seed

    Budding

    By grafting or budding.

    Grafting

    Other uses of Shuttlecock Sugarbush

    Grown for their colourful bracted flower heads.