Telopea speciosissima ‘Wirrimbirra White’ – Waratah

A dense medium to large shrub with broad pale green foliage with large white fowers. Needs a protected position as the flower bracts tend to burn in full sun or wind. A great feature shrub for general garden beds or rockeries. Also suitable for a large container and is a great cut flower. Likes a well drained soil, mulch with leaf litter and feed with a good native fertilizer in spring, watering in well afterwards.

Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name: Wirrimbirra White
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : 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 : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Flower garden
Light : Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects