ABOUT THIS JIGSAW PUZZLE
A WARATAH ON THE BANKS OF THE HAWKESBURY RIVER, NSW. AUSTRALIA
Waratah (Telopea) is a large shrub or small tree, native to the southeastern parts of Australia (New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania). There are 5 species of Waratah tree.
The most well-known species is “Telopea speciosissima”, which has bright red flowers and is the NSW state emblem.
The Waratah is known for the inflorescent, large and bright colours, that are many small flowers densely packed into a compact head or spike.
The name “waratah” comes from the Eora Aboriginal people, the original inhabitants of the Sydney area.