Protea King flower is an incredibly unique tropical flower that looks straight out of a storybook. This novelty flower is the largest in the protea family and features a huge white fuzzy center that gently slopes upward to a soft point. Spiky pink petals surrounding the center give it a regal look; from the side it looks like a crown. Leathery green petals cradle the heavy head and a thick stem supports it. Novel and intriguing, the king protea will look fabulous at birthday party, bridal shower or chic wedding. A member of one of the oldest families of flowers on earth, proteas date back 300 million years and, according to Greek legend, are named after the shape-shifting Proteus, son of Poseidon. Entirely magical, protea flowers symbolize transformation, diversity and courage. Stunning as one huge flower, our king protea will be equally mesmerizing when surround by roses ranunculus and baby's breath. So magical and unique, how can you resist?