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The "Proteas and their Relatives" ebook will help you identify different varieties of Proteas and also give you a good understanding of the ideal growing conditions for the plant. Enjoy the wonderful landscaping and colourful options of this plant variety with this 55 page ebook that was written by John Mason.

Protea is internationally, one of the best-known and most widely grown genera from the Proteaceae family. Proteas originate in Southern Africa and many species are known and grown for their large colourful flower heads. This book focuses mostly on Proteas, but also considers some of the other Proteaceae genera that are more widely cultivated.

Protea is internationally, one of the best-known and most widely grown genera from the Proteaceae family. Proteas originate in Southern Africa and many species are known and grown for their large colourful flower heads.


Here are the topics covered in this beautifully illustrated book:

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCING THE PROTEA FAMILY
History & distribution
Characteristics
Naming of proteaceae plants
Culture
CHAPTER 2: LEUCADENDRON
Culture & propagation
Cultivars/species:
L. Adscendens (syn. L. Salignum)
L. Argenteum
L. Floridum
L. Laureolum (syn. L. Decorum)
L. Lanigerum (cone bush)
L. Plumosum (syn. L. Rubrum)
L. Venosum (syn l. Sessile)
CHAPTER 3: LEUCOSPERMUM
Culture & propagation
Cultivars/species:
L. Cordifolium
L. Erubescens
L. Incisum (syn. L. Vestitum)
L. Nutans
L. Oleifolium
L. ‘Scarlet ribbon’
L. Tottum
L. Reflexum
CHAPTER 4: AUSTRALIAN PROTEACEAE
Genera
Grevillea
Banksia
Hakea
Telopea
CHAPTER 5: OTHER PROTEACEAE
Important genera
Mimetes
M. Argenteus
M. Cucullatus (syn. M. Lyrigera)
M. Hirtus
Serruia
S. Aemula
S. Barbigera
S. Florida
CHAPTER 6: PROTEAS
Classifying proteas
Cultural needs
Pests and diseases
Propagating proteas
Cut flowers
Proteas for different conditions
Cultivated proteas
P. Aurea (syn. P. Longifolia)
P. Compacta
P. Cynaroides
Protea eximia (syn. P. Latifolia)
Protea grandiceps
Protea grandiflora (syn. P. Nitida, p. Arborea)
Protea lacticolor
Protea lanceolata
Protea magnifica
Protea mundii
Protea neriifolia
Protea obtusifolia
Protea repens
Protea scolymocephala
Protea subvestita
Protea venusta
Protea cultivars
Hybrids & crosses


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