Funky Flower Friday

I love walking into my wholesaler’s cooler and seeing green ranunculus, but when I find a flower I’ve never seen before I get a little spark of excitment.  This is Telopea, pronounced te-LO-pee-uh, (in a honeysuckle tone!) and I think it is an out-of-this-world funky flower.

This is an Australian native bloom and a member of the Protea family.

I love the way it looks from different angles.

I’ve been in the floral industry for almost 17 years so when I see something new I get pretty jazzed about it.  What do you think about this Telopea?


  • Jessica

    March 25, 2011 at 3:18pm ·

    It is absolutely gorgeous!! Great find!

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