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The Gibraltar Range Waratah, also called the New England Waratah, is a shrub with one or more branches and dark green, veined leaves with serrated edges to varying degrees. Brilliant large, red, crimson and deep pink blooms form in Spring and reach a peak in October.
Once thirving in the drier granite soils and mountain environment of Gibraltar Range the T. aspera is suffering under the strain of environmental changes.
Spotted on Oct 14, 2013
Submitted on Nov 14, 2013