Proteas attracted the attention of botanists visiting the Cape of Good Hope in the 17th century. Many species were introduced to Europe in the 18th century, enjoying a unique popularity at the time amongst botanists.
PINK ICE – Protea
Taken in my friends garden last Wednesday!
Sjoe dis mooi… Ek wonder heeltyd of Bertus nie ‘n ou kamera het wat jy kan gebruik? Iets met meer funksies? Wat sê hy van jou foto’s Lees hy jou blog?
Dankie. Hy dink ek is al n pro met die nemery!
Wow, it’s been a very long time since I heard that song!
Brings back a lot of memories.
I have some of these exquisite Proteas in my garden too.
While I was walking Trompie this afternoon I kept on thinking about the protea I photographed and suddenly I remembered Suikerbossie- and there you are! 🙂
Fantastic flowers and fantastic photos
Thank you they are! 🙂
What a beautiful and interesting flower! Thanks for your entry and for participating again this week. 😀
You are most welcome
These are beautiful. I miss seeing the Protea as it is such a beautiful flower.
Thanks, when I see them I feel real South African again!We did not have them in the far north, it is so good to see them here for real
I have not seen any since I have been here 😦
There was a bush near where I live, but the place changed owners and the new people threw it out. I was shocked when I saw it. The one I have taken photos of is on my friend’s property and it is full of buds and flowers.
They probably did not know the plant. Pity they did not give it to you 🙂
Yes I agree, anyway it is gone. It seems that Proteas grow well here.
dis pragtige foto’s!!
mooi weergawe van ‘n ou gunsteling
Dankie man. My hart trek sommer met n punt terug na die ou dae! 🙂
Lovely pics, Scrappy!
Thanks, hugs to you! 🙂
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