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flower macro photography, red on white
by Schnetler75: Sugarbush Protea
by Schnetler75: Protea, fantastic colours.
South African Protea
Pinning a pin cushion.....
by Schnetler75: Protea , gorgeous colours.
aah - the pin cushion..,now that reminds me of Cape Town!
Protea Aristata - Love the beautiful hot pink bloom and unique pine-like foliage!
Love the idea of using Natives as a general flower theme. In pretty pinks and soft peaches.
Pincushion protea (Leucospermum cordifolium), at Monte Palace Tropical Garden, Monte, Funchal, #Madeira Island. Photo by Virgilio Silva
King Protea - the floral emblem of South Africa. They grow prolifically by the side of the road in some areas but it is illegal to pick them. They do look regal!
White protea...omg - these exist???
Peninsula conebush. Leucadendron strobilinum.
Pincushion Protea- This South African plant has adapted well to the cool and dry higher elevations of Hawaii where one bush can produce over 1,000 flower heads in a season.
Flaming Protea - (CC)Bill Gracey - www.flickr.com/...
Pincushions are pretty magical tropical flowers with a more than perfect name!