The Waratah which is the name given it by the local Aborigines has the scientific name Telopea speciosissima. "Telopea" from the Greek means "seen from afar" and "speciosissima" from Latin means handsome. Both are appropriate names. It grows wild along the eastern seaboard of New South Wales, Australia in sandy well drained soil.
Waratahs and walks at Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
By Kristen Winder - Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah, will celebrate the magnificent state floral emblem and the change of season with a colourful spring program of waratahs and walks. Choose from the following events: Wild About Waratahs Festival (at visitor centre and garden, 9.30am to 5pm…
This is an image of an oil painting on canvas from my Florals series. It depicts three magnificent red waratahs. The Waratah (Telopea) is an Australian native plant of the southeastern regions. It is the state floral emblem of New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
Pink Waratahs, Flannel Flowers and Kangaroo Paws by Fiona Craig
This is an oil painting of Australian native flowers, waratahs, flannel flowers and kangaroo paws. The original was commissioned and is sold, but prints in many sizes and styles can be ordered here, or clients may commission a similar work (no two artworks of mine are the same). These spectacular blooms, now available in red, pink, white, yellow-green and pale green, are well-known and loved by Australians. The red waratah is the state emblem of New South Wales. I loved these gorgeous pink…
Copyright - All Rights Reserved - Black Diamond Images Family : Proteaceae asgap.org.au/APOL5/emblems5.html Photographed at Perry's Lookdown, Blackheath, Blue Mountains,NSW. Floral emblem of the state of New South Wales MORE Australian Native Plants