Telopea truncata

Tasmanian waratah


Description: This species is an open shrub to 9' x 9'.  In its native habitat in Tasmania, it grows in cool, moist hill country.  The red flower heads are about 2" in diameter.  Leaves are dark green and narrow, to 4" long.

Culture: Acid soil, reasonably drained.  Full sun or heavy shade.  Addition of compost improves performance. 

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Shrub 9' x 9'
Flower Color Red
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun or heavy shade
Culture Low to moderate moisture
Native Tasmania
Family Proteaceae
Key Benefits
bulletAttractive red flowers
bulletFull sun or heavy shade
bulletOutstanding cut flowers
Problem Solving Features
bulletFull sun or heavy shade
bulletReasonably drained soils

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Best germination obtained by scarification of the seed.
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