Commonly known as Red sugarbush
- Protea grandiceps grows to a height of 2m.
- It has distinctive broad, leathery, oval blue-green leaves with red margins.
- Produces showy pink to red flowers from Spring to Summer, with thick white and maroon beards.
- This is a very decorative garden shrub
- It produces beautiful cut flowers
- This species tolerates frost well.
- Hardy to USDA zone 8.