Description for Tasmanian Waratah, Telopea Truncata
Telopea truncata, commonly known as the Tasmanian waratah, is a plant in the family Proteaceae. Telopea truncata is a component of alpine eucalypt forest, rainforest and scrub communities.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Telopea truncata, Tasmanian waratah||Red, Pink||-||10 ft||Moderately easy|
Planting and care
The plant perform best in big size containers
|Requires shade||Loamy soil||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season, Water the plant once a week||20 to 40 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Tasmanian Waratah
- Give plants a thick mulch, especially in northern growing areas.
Typical uses of Tasmanian Waratah
Special features: The stems of the Tasmanian waratah branch freely, with numerous smaller branches topped with flower heads.
Ornamental use: Good to keep on terraces.