Telopea R.Br.

Flowers in large terminal pseudo-heads; surrounded by large red, pink or greenish (rarely white) bracts. Perianth red (rarely white). Telopea
Leaves reticulate on the upper surface, narrow-oblong to obovate, 10–15 cm long, 2–4 cm wide, mostly dentate, sometimes divided. Involucral bracts bright red (rarely white), 5–8 cm long. Flowers in a dense compact pseudo-head, 8–15 cm diam. Shrub up to 4 m high. Widespread. DSF. Ss. Fl. spring on coast, summer on Blue Mts Waratah Tspeciosissima
Leaves not distinctly reticulate on the upper surface, very narrow-oblong to narrow-obovate, 8–10 cm long, 8–15 mm wide, entire or rarely with a few teeth towards the top. Involucral bracts ± inconspicuous, pinkish or similar to the leaves. Flowers in a loose pseudo-head c. 7 cm diam. Southern Blue Mts Shrub up to 6 m high. DSF. Fl. summer. Monga Waratah Telopea mongaensis