🇬🇧 The protea is a very common flower in Madeira, delighting tourists and residents.
Here you can find different varieties of this flower species.
Proteas cultivation in Madeira island began in the early 1970s. The Protea cybaroides, the Protea compacta, the Protea nerüfolia and the Leucospermum cordifolium were sown with seeds from South Africa.
Despite being far from the areas where they originate, Madeira has very favourable growing conditions for the production of proteas.