The Broadleaf sugarbush (Protea eximia) belongs to the family Proteaceae. It is an evergreen shrub that is distributed in the Cape region of South Africa. It grows on sandstone and quartzite mountains at elevations up to 1000 m and grows to about 5 m tall. In its native area, it produces flowers 8 to 12 cm in diameter from July to December. The bracts, which look like petals, are red in color. The flowers have a lot of nectar, which is why it is also known as "sugarbush".