Telopea speciosissima ‘Corroboree’ – Waratah

A dense medium to large shrub with broad grey-green foliage with large red, flat flower heads providing nectar flow for eager honeyeaters. A great feature shrub for general garden beds or rockeries. Also suitable for a large container and is a great cut flower. Best in a free draining soil, feed with a good native fertilizer in spring, watering in well after application to prevent leaf burn.

Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name: Corroboree
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Pipe and drain friendly
Scientific Name: Telopea speciosissima
Common Name : Waratah
Height : 3
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects