Petal by Petal:: 'Pink Ice' Protea
Natures beautiful and diverse color palette constantly serves as a major source of my inspiration. Now that spring is here and the flowers and trees are beginning to bloom, I feel in a sense that life begins again, all of the color just awakens me! While winter is upon us, I take to the flower district for my color fix, hence why I was immediately drawn to the 'Pink Ice' Protea, a gorgeous pre-historic looking flower with a cooling pink hue that is just stunning. They are one of the oldest…
Plastic Open Needle Protea Flower in Orange Yellow - 27" Tall
Bring a touch of the tropics to your floral arrangements with this unique plastic open needle protea spray in orange yellow. These beautiful tropical fake flowers are perfect for bouquets. Orange Yellow 27" Tall x 4" Bloom Plastic Learn How to Make a Floral Balloon Arch with Tropical Flowers as seen on Green Wedding Shoes.
What's flowering in February? February is a bridge between seasons, with availability of some late summer flowers as well as some early autumn blooms. The first thing I notice as a grower is that the Protea Pink Ice begin to bloom again in larger numbers. They look fresh and clean as their autumn flush begins towards the end of February. Protea Pink Ice available in good quantities in February They are a great flower adding colour with their pink outer bracts and purple centres, but also…
Pink Duke & Brenda From the Field to Bouquet
When it comes to Protea and the month of February, I can't help but think about our gorgeous Pink Duke and Brenda. In our flower fields both proteas create an amazing display of bright pink surrounded by a bed of deep green leaves, almost like Easter eggs hidden in a huge field of grass. It is such a wonderful sight I almost hate to see them harvested! Protea Pink Duke Protea Brenda However, as Easter eggs must be found, Pink Duke and Brenda must be harvested, and in the end enjoyed! So…
Callistemon Eureka Tree - Callistemon species
Erect dense shrub to with narrow leaves and purplish-red new growth. Masses of long slender bright pink flowers in spring. Suitable for most garden conditions. Striking plant. 3m
MOTTLECAH (Eucalyptus macrocarpa) - EXPLORED
EXPLORED Sep 8, 2011 Best Position: #86 Eucalyptus macrocarpa is a plant native to Western Australia which is much valued in floral art work for its huge dark reddish-pink flowers and gray-green foliage. Viewed at: Sibley Horticultural Center Callaway Gardens Pine Mountain, GA
Hakeas: different species and how to grow them
Hakeas are an Australian native plant species and a part of the extensive Proteaceae family. There are over 140 species of hakea, with the majority occurring in the southwest of Western Australia. Learn more about hakeas and how to grow them.