Pin Cushion Protea
/pin/ ˈko͝oSHən /ˈprōdēə/
A genus of evergreen upright, sometimes creeping shrubs that is assigned to the Proteaceae, with currently forty-eight known species. Most pincushions are upright shrubs that usually have a single main stem
The Pin Cushion Protea has mythological associations to change and transformation, it's not surprising that in the language of flowers, protea symbolizes diversity and courage.