~Snow Queen Protea; Protea is both the botanical name and the English common…

Protea is both the botanical name and the English common name of a genus of South African flowering plants, sometimes also called sugarbushes.

Waterlily nymphaea — ''The water lily (Nymphaea) has been casting its spell on humans for thousands of years, enchanting even the earliest civilizations. This mysterious beauty rises from the deep, with leaves floating serenely on the surface and exquisite blossoms suddenly appearing, as if by magic.''

“ Wishing you a beautiful day my dear friend,,and the flowers around you is and 💙”

King Protea Flower and Bud: Photo by Photographer Linda G Yee

King Protea - Protea cynaroides is the national flower of South Africa.

Ixias | Lambley Nursery

The vast majority of the flowers that I grow from bulbs are in a single family (Iridaceae) and originate from a single country (South Africa). This Ixia is but one example.