The Queen Protea is definitely out shining everything else on the grounds right now. This was after some recent rain… which we are so grateful for after such a long drought. This variety didn’t seem to be affected at all by the lack of water.
The Queen Protea has been the most prolific producer of all this year, one bush bearing more than 50 huge flowers so far… providing arrangements like this for Driftwood Boutique every week since mid-October. Other types of Protea and Leucadendrons are also blooming this time of year: