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Greek legend tells us that protea were named after Proteus, the son of Poseidon. A sea god who had the power to know all things past, present and future. To deter those seeking his insights, he would change his shape at will, and it's said that protea were named after him because they, too, present themselves in an amazing variety of shapes, sizes, colors and textures. 🐠 🌷🌿 #protea #diversity #family

Greek legend tells us that protea were named after Proteus, the son of Poseidon. A sea god who had the power to know all things past, present and future. To deter those seeking his insights, he would change his shape at will, and it's said that protea were named after him because they, too, present themselves in an amazing variety of shapes, sizes, colors and textures. 🐠 🌷🌿 #protea  #diversity  #family 

3 Comments:

  1. desireedeandesigns

    There is so much to flowers...lovely little story! Thanks!

  2. terrigarza

    Very interesting! Kings and queens of the floral world

  3. thewildblume

    Pretty cool!

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