Monday, 4 June 2012

PINCUSHION PROTEA

Leucospermum cordifolium cv.'Veldt Fire' is native to the South west cape of South Africa. It is a small shrub, flowering beautifully in September, the Southern Spring. The flowers are large, up to 10 cm in diameter and quite spectacular! They grow well in Australia.

This post is part of the Mellow Yellow Monday meme,
And also part of the Floral Friday Fotos meme.


9 comments:

  1. That one is a stunner! I have never sen it before...how amazing!

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  2. Niesamowity i śliczny kwiat. Pozdrawiam.
    Amazing and beautiful flower. Yours.

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  3. Never seen these -beautiful and colorful, and individual! Thanks for sharing:)

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  4. Fabulous shots! I love protea, and always had them in the garden when I lived in Oz.

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  5. this is an amazing flower--haven't seen this before. terrific photos.

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  6. those flowers are amazing indeed! never saw such!!

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  7. Nick, as I was scrolling down, I was expecting a cake, with those lovely candles!

    A pleasant surprise to know - they are flowers.

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