We love sum­mer­time for so many rea­sons, but we real­ly love it when we start to see Blush­ing Bride Pro­tea at the Flower Mart. Here are some ideas of how to incor­po­rate this love­ly unique flower into bridal bou­quets, cock­tail designs and tall vas­es.

Blushing Bride Protea

Blush­ing Bride Pro­tea is a unique look­ing flower that is read­i­ly avail­able in mid sum­mer here in Los Ange­les. Some­times it is more white than pink; how­ev­er, in this pho­to it’s very pink. Flow­ers by Flower Duet. Pho­to by Kit Wertz.

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It works real­ly well paired with oth­er white flow­ers like peonies, dahlias and lisianthus that are in sea­son at the same time. Flow­ers by Flower Duet. Pho­to by Kit Wertz.

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We added lisianthus, seed­ed euca­lyp­tus, dahlias, peonies, rice flower to the mix with the pro­tea. Flow­ers by Flower Duet. Pho­to by Kit Wertz.

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Blush­ing Bride Pro­tea goes well as a drap­ing flower in this design with dahlias, rice flower, lisianthus and seed­ed euca­lyp­tus. Flow­ers by Flower Duet. Pho­to by Kit Wertz.

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Here is a bridal bou­quet we cre­at­ed that only fea­tured suc­cu­lents, seed­ed euca­lyp­tus and Blush­ing Bride Pro­tea. Flow­ers by Flower Duet. Pho­to by Kit Wertz.

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The star like flo­rets and grey tones of the Blush­ing Bride Pro­tea goes real­ly well with the star-shapes and grey tones of the suc­cu­lents. Flow­ers by Flower Duet. Pho­to by Kit Wertz.