Australian Star Flower
This is the everlasting flower that a Paris milliner found so attractive that he wanted Mr. Burbank to raise ten million of them for him. Mr. Burbank was unable to undertake the contract, but the fact that the offer was made suggests the unexpected commercial possibilities that sometimes arise in connection with an experiment in plant development.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 10 Chapter 5