Protea neriifoli

Protea neriifoli

  • Protea neriifoli
  • Protea neriifoli
  • Protea neriifoli
  • Protea neriifoli
  • Flower name
    Protea neriifoli
  • Scientific name
    Protea neriifoli
  • AliasProtea neriifoli, クイーンプロテア, Queen Protea
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringCut flowers, flower arrangement, Greenhouse, Botanical Gardens, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Language of flowersRegal

What is Protea neriifoli

Protea neriifolia (scientific name: Protea neriifoli) is an evergreen shrub of the genus Protea in the family Proteaceae. Together with Protea magnifica, it is called Queen Protea, as opposed to King Protea (scientific name: Protea cynaroides). It is one of the original species of Protea. The leaves are oval in shape, similar to oleander (Nerium, scientific name:Nerium oleander) leaves. Even at the peak of flowering, the bracts do not fully open and the flower diameter is only about 8 cm. The bracts are pale red or milky white with feathery black pubescence at the tips.

Common name: Protea neriifoli, Scientific name: Protea neriifoli, also known as mink protea, oleander-leaved protea, Queen protea, Place of origin: South Africa, Living type: Evergreen shrub, Tree height: 1-2 m, Leaf texture: cortical and thick, leaf shape: oblong-ovate, inflorescence: alternate, flower color (bract color): peach/white, inflorescence: unisexual, inflorescence shape: calyx, inflorescence diameter: 8 cm, inflorescence length: 10 cm, Flowering season: Yearly in local areas, April-December in Japan except in summer; Uses: Flower arrangement, flower arrangement, garden plants.


  • Eye
    Proteales
  • Family
    Proteaceae
  • Genus
    Protea
  • Species
    P. neriifoli
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower20.0 ~ 30.0 cm

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