New Offering! Pincushion Protea Bouquet


New Offering! Pincushion Protea Bouquet Things are getting exciting around here!  We are proud to offer a new Pincushion bouquet , grown by our friends, Resendiz Brothers Farm!  This lovely springtime protea is known as Leucospermum–commonly called “Pincushion” for its unique shape.  Its shape is only made better by its brilliant array of colors in red, orange, peach, and yellow hues. These overnight flowers are native to South Africa, but the pincushions we offer were hybridized by the University of Hawai‘i’s Protea Research Project on Maui. They have been working on new and improved cultivars of pincushions since the 1970s, with aim to improve color and vase life which resulted in a gorgeous rainbow of varieties.  Resendiz Brothers Farm grows them in the hills of San Diego, a perfect environment for these heat-loving overnight flowers. Pincushions are noted for their spirally arranged leaves and dense inflorescences in bright colors. One of my favorites of these overnight f
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