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Telopea speciosissima red form

Genus Species: Telopea speciosissima red form

Common / Product Name: New South Wales Waratah

Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
20cm

Height x Width: 2 – 3m x 2.00 – 3.00m

Pruning: Remove spent flowers annually

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Low

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: Crimson

Irrigation: Yes requires spring watering for best flowers, water during dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Prefers temperate to cool temperature climates with good coverage to protect from frost, will tolerate occasional temperatures as low as -8°C.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron to prevent yellowing of leaves

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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