Protea Grandiceps | Red Sugarbush
Protea Grandicaps, commonly known as Rooisuikerbos, Suikerbos, or red sugarbush, is a flowering shrub that belongs to the Protea genus and is native to the South Western parts of South Africa.
The shrub was listed as a near-threatened species in 2006 according to the South African National Biodiversity Institute.
Grandiceps is a slow-growing fynbos shrub that produces excellent, long-lasting, red flowerheads, beautiful for garden display and as a cut flower, and with its broad blue-green leaves, it makes a perfect shrub for any fynbos garden.
They are evergreen and compact with a rounded shrub that grows about 2 m high and 2–3 m wide, with a single main trunk