Commonly known as Wa-boom, Wagon tree
- Protea nitida grows to a 5m tree with light bluish/sea-green leaves.
- The young leaves of the protea nitida are crimson.
- The protea nitida flower in winter is creamy white and saucer-like.
- This protea tree has good wood originally used to fashion wagon-wheels.
- Protea nitida prefers coastal areas.
- Sow in autumn.
- USDA Zone 8.