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The stunning and efficient Proteaceae family

Posted by John Zeaiter on

One of the more popular plants available at Evergreen Growers is the iconic and stunning NSW Waratah (Telopea Speciosissima). With its long woody branches, elongated leaves and bright red flowers which form in spring, the Waratah is part of five species of similar shrubs and small trees found in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania. The famous Waratah flowers are indeed a number of smaller flowers gathered on one large flowering spike. Bird attracting and frost tolerant, the NSW Waratah is the floral emblem of New South Wales. Equally iconic and stunning are the elegant family of proteas. Hailing from southern Africa...

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