Protea Family Plants We Grow

We love plants in the protea family. They have beautiful flowers and foliage, require minimal water and actively dislike fertilizer, and thrive in containers and sandy and gritty soils around San Francisco and coastal California.
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Leucadendron 'Ebony' Height: 3-4 feet Width: 3-5 feet Hardy to 20F - 25F

Leucadendron 'Ebony' Height: 3-4 feet Width: 3-5 feet Hardy to 20F - 25F

Banksia menziesii • Australian Native Plants reports this species has a twisted trunk with thick bark.

Banksia menziesii • Australian Native Plants reports this species has a twisted trunk with thick bark.

Banksia victoriae makes showy terminal flowerheads on an eight- to 12-foot shrub. Tolerates summer drought and temperatures as low as 25F. • Australian Native Plants photo.

Banksia victoriae makes showy terminal flowerheads on an eight- to 12-foot shrub. Tolerates summer drought and temperatures as low as 25F. • Australian Native Plants photo.

Leucadendron 'Cloudbank Ginny' Height: 4-6 feet Width: 4-6 feet Hardy to 25F - 30F

Leucadendron 'Cloudbank Ginny' Height: 4-6 feet Width: 4-6 feet Hardy to 25F - 30F

Leucadendron 'Ebony' Height: 3-4 feet Width: 3-5 feet Hardy to 20F - 25F

Leucadendron 'Ebony' Height: 3-4 feet Width: 3-5 feet Hardy to 20F - 25F

Grevillea 'Little Honey' flowers are complex and showy. It's a drought-tolerant shrub.

Grevillea 'Little Honey' flowers are complex and showy. It's a drought-tolerant shrub.

Banksia integrifolia is a fast-growing, drought-tolerant tree for coastal and coastal valley climates in California.

Banksia integrifolia is a fast-growing, drought-tolerant tree for coastal and coastal valley climates in California.

Hooker's Banksia (Banksia hookeriana) by photographer Lily Kumpe

Hooker's Banksia (Banksia hookeriana) by photographer Lily Kumpe

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