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PROTEA Telopea 'Shady Lady White'

Commonly known as Waratah

White flowers

 

  • Evergreen - round-tipped, leathery leaves to 25cm (10in) long
  • White
  • Height - 2.5-3m (8-10ft)
  • Spread - 2.5-3m (8-10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - bushy when young, becoming untidy with age. Produces flower heads 10-15cm (4-6in) across
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Additional Features - Exotic plants -
  • Good to know - T. speciosissima x T. oreades
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Australia
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to acid soil -
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
2.5-3m (8-10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5-3m (8-10ft)
 

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