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Telopea oreades

Gippsland Waratah

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment




Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Seed Collection Timeframe

Storage and Ripening

Follicles should be collected as they turn brown, then dried. Use seed less than 6 months or store in fridge for up to 2 years.

Grows from Cuttings