Protea Yellow Pin Cushion Flower is a curious tropical flower that will add novelty and wonder to your arrangements. Named because of the resemblance to a pincushion full of pins, this bloom is a cheerful blend of yellows that will leave you smiling. Perched on top of a sturdy stem covered in foliage, this flower is ideal for a birthday party, family reunion or whimsical wedding. A member of one of the oldest families of flowers on earth, protea flowers date back 300 million years and, according to Greek legend, are named after Proteus the son of Poseidon. Incredibly mystical and slightly mysterious, protea flowers symbolize transformation, diversity and courage. Lovely and eye catching on their own, yellow pin cushion flowers will look amazing when combined with roses, craspedia billy balls, lily grass and baby's breath. Unique and wonderful, you won't be disappointed.