Protea King flower is an incredibly unique tropical flower that looks straight out of a storybook. This novelty flower is the largest in the protea family and features a huge white fuzzy center that gently slopes upward to a soft point. Spiky pink petals surrounding the center give it a regal look; from the side it looks like a crown. Leathery green petals cradle the heavy head and a thick stem supports it. Novel and intriguing, the king protea will look fabulous at birthday party, bridal shower or chic wedding. A member of one of the oldest families of flowers on earth, proteas date back 300 million years and, according to Greek legend, are named after the shape-shifting Proteus, son of Poseidon. Entirely magical, protea flowers symbolize transformation, diversity and courage. Stunning as one huge flower, our king protea will be equally mesmerizing when surround by roses ranunculus and baby’s breath. So magical and unique, how can you resist?
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Flower Bloom Size: .25 to 0.5 inch small flowers that comprise ~4 inch bloom.
Stem Length: 30 inches
If your event is Saturday suggested delivery date is Tuesday.
If your event is Saturday suggested delivery date is Wednesday or Thursday.
King Protea are seasonally available from August through May.*
Expected vase life is an average minimum of 6 days.
Each stem features one huge bloom.
King Protea are focal flowers and is fully bloomed ready to use – there is no special preparation required.
Bloom width is approximately 4 to 6 inches.
Package contents and prices are based on availability and are subject to change due to weather and market conditions.
Open your box of flowers and inspect. *
Ensure that your flower buckets are clean and disinfected.
Fill the buckets with at least 4 inches of fresh, cool water. If you have flower food follow the instructions on the packet to prepare your water.
Remove flowers from box by cutting any straps.
Remove any flower bunch packaging material, including plastic sleeve and/or newspaper.
Cut stems diagonally under running water with sharp scissors to desired length.
Immediately after cutting, place the stems in the prepared buckets.
Allow flowers at least 4 hours to hydrate well. Flowers may take up to 12 hours to properly hydrate.
Keep flowers away from direct sunlight, drafts or excessive heat.