Notice the spiky petals surrounding the centre giving this King a regal expression with a crown of pink.
Ancestors of the Protea flower grew on the supercontinent known as Gondwanaland some 300 million years ago making them one of the oldest families of flowers on earth.
Greek legend informs us that Protea were named after the shape-shifting son of Poseidon – Proteus.
With its mythological associations to change and transformation, it’s not surprising that in the language of flowers the Protea symbolizes diversity, courage and much like the Lotus inner strength.
Photo: LOVEview… Ruling my Kingdom by heart.S.inkling
Celebrate the royalty of your own Hearts. In your own Kingdom… Ruling with love, compassion, courage and truth in service to others including yourself.