Photographed in the National Botanic Gardens. Protea, National flower of South Africa.
The National Botanic Gardens are located in Glasnevin, 5 km north-west of Dublin city centre, Ireland. The gardens were founded in 1795 by the Dublin Society (later the Royal Dublin Society) and they have grown to hold 20,000 living plants and many millions of dried plant specimens. There are several architecturally notable greenhouses. Today the Glasnevin site is the headquarters of the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, which includes several sites around the country.
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