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.
Grevillea Coconut Ice
Coconut Ice is a beautiful native shrub with stunning pink-orange flowers most of the year. Frost hardy, needs little water once established, prefers full sun to part shade. Great bird-attracting hedge to 2m unclipped. One of our most popular Grevilleas