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A picture of a Long-Leaf Sugarbush

Long-Leaf Sugarbush

Protea longifolia

Also known as

Long-Leaf Protea, Langblaarsuikerbos

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Long-Leaf Sugarbush

Protea longifolia
Sclerophylous, curved, grey-green leaves, often with a twist, pointing upwards with one primary vein in each leaf
Flowerhead with an extended central mass of flowers with black-bearded tips
Branches are spreading, sometimes touching the ground
Protea repens x longifolia ‘Liebencherry’

Long-Leaf Sugarbush Overview

A fast-growing protea, which is easily recognized by its extended central mass of flowers with black-bearded tips, and various flower colours of yellow-green, creamy white and light orange-pink, and makes an excellent, small, spreading fynbos shrub for the garden. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Special features of Long-Leaf Sugarbush

Attracts birds

Drought resistant