GOD IS SIMPLY AMAZING! Look at this. Banksia coccinea, Western Australia The Scarlet Banksia can still be found in a few nature reserves and national parks in the SW of Australia. It flowers in spring. It is to a minor extent grown for cut flowers, too.
beehive ginger (Zingiber spectablis) produces inflorescence (flower bracts) shaped like a beehive. Bracts turn from green to yellow to bright red. Don't tolerate frost but thrive in warm humid climates. It smells like ginger.
Lotus - photo by Charles Sloger. I have an infinite love for the Lotus. This year botanical has an amazing history rich in spiritual meaning. Should you ever read the story of the lotus, you will find that from muddy waters blooms beauty.