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The ability of protea to attract nectar-seeking birds is one of their greatest advantages.  In South Africa’s Cape Floral Kingdom protea are primarily bird-pollinated, and it is common to see the beaks and heads of birds covered in pollen that is being transferred between flowers.  In fact, cross-pollination causes many natural hybrids. 💕🌷🕊#protea #attraction #pollution

The ability of protea to attract nectar-seeking birds is one of their greatest advantages. In South Africa’s Cape Floral Kingdom protea are primarily bird-pollinated, and it is common to see the beaks and heads of birds covered in pollen that is being transferred between flowers. In fact, cross-pollination causes many natural hybrids. 💕🌷🕊#protea  #attraction  #pollution 

7 Comments:

  1. tessaheathernathan

    Not a South African native ( Grevillia that is )

  2. jstutz

    @resendizbrothers Thanks! Sorry we missed your booth at the fair...

  3. kitzjamie

    Fabulous image 💐

  4. resendizbrothers

    @jstutz That is Grevillea Banksii.

  5. resendizbrothers

    @tiffany94553 Thanks!

  6. jstutz

    What variety Grevillea ?

  7. tiffany94553

    Lookit his fuzzy little butt. Great pic

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