Name: Protea Cynaroides; Nickname: King Protea, Giant Protea, Honeypot, King Sugarbush; Fragrance: None; Ego Maniac: This flower has the biggest head of it’s genus; Hometown: National flower of South Africa; Superpower: Can withstand fires due to its thick underground stem which contains lots of new buds; This would make an awesome bridal bouquet as a single stem!

Name: Protea Cynaroides; Nickname: King Protea, Giant Protea, Honeypot, King Sugarbush; Fragrance: None; Ego Maniac: This flower has the biggest head of it’s genus; Hometown: National flower of South Africa; Superpower: Can withstand fires due to its thick underground stem which contains lots of new buds; This would make an awesome bridal bouquet as a single stem!

King Protea, Protea Cynaroides

King Protea Protea Cynaroides Bract Art Print by Gerry Ellis

South African fynbos indigenous King Protea flower painting watercolour print. $20.00, via Etsy.

South African fynbos indigenous King Protea flower painting watercolour print. $20.00, via Etsy.

Protea | Do well in a low maintenance, low water and poor soil garden. Love open and sunny locations, they give year round color and make a beautiful cut flower.

Protea | Do well in a low maintenance, low water and poor soil garden. Love open and sunny locations, they give year round color and make a beautiful cut flower.

King Protea - South Africa's national flower BelAfrique - Your Personal Travel Planner www.belafrique.co.za

King Protea - South Africa's national flower BelAfrique - Your Personal Travel Planner www.belafrique.co.za

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