Plant ID forum: Unknown Flower; Protea?

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Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Jan 6, 2013 10:45 AM CST
Can anyone ID the big white and red flower in the lower right hand side? My Mom received this bouquet and we have no idea what that one is. Thanks!Thumb of 2013-01-06/goldfinch4/9d9e7c
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Jan 6, 2013 10:58 AM CST
It appears to be some type of Protea.

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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Jan 6, 2013 1:26 PM CST
Is it connected to any of the foliage? Not that I would then know what it is... just curious.
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Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Jan 6, 2013 2:36 PM CST
Thanks Tee - that's it!

The long oval shaped leaves leaves directly behind the flower are it's foliage.
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Jan 7, 2013 3:44 AM CST
Hurray! I tip my hat to you.
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purpleinopp
Jan 8, 2013 9:24 AM CST
Thanks, if I ever see leaves like that, I'll check to see if it's one of these plants. Smashing flower!
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Jan 9, 2013 2:10 PM CST

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This is the coolest one I have ever seen!
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Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Sages Forum moderator Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Seller of Garden Stuff I sent a postcard to Randy! Sempervivums Sedums Region: Wisconsin Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle
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goldfinch4
Jan 10, 2013 3:57 AM CST
Wow, that is gorgeous! Doesn't even look real.
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Jan 10, 2013 10:54 AM CST

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It looked unreal up close! And the black is as pettable fuzzy as it looks!
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