Tall Square Vase
Foliage: Variegated Pittosporum, Bupleurum
Bicolored Orange Circus Roses
Lime Green Fuji Spider Mums
Hot Pink Matsumoto Aster
Yellow Cushion Poms
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What Is That Pink, Cactus-Like Flower Used By Florists?
Ask The Expert: What is the name of a pink, cactus-like flower? This flower is used by florists.Â One of the places this flower is grown is high up on Maui in a greenhouse.Â It keeps it's shape when dried. Also keeps its shape for lone periods of time when fresh in arrangements. -Malia
Flower Shop Network's Plant Expert Reply: I have attached a picture of what I think the plant is. Does this look like the plant in question? If so it is a Protea.
From Malia:That is exactly what it is!! Thank you so much. It was driving us crazy.
How To Dry Protea
The protea looks amazing in fresh floral arrangements. However, as Malia mentioned, the protea keeps it's shape when dried â€” this is true! The protea is a fantastic flower, both fresh and dried.
Strip off any unwanted leaves.
Hang them upside down. Make sure the flower heads hang straight down. (tip: If you have multiples, tie them together for a great-looking dried bouquet)
Place the protea in a dark, dry and airy place for about 2 weeks!
Don't forget to send us pictures of your beautiful, dried protea. We can't wait to see how it turns out!
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