Telopea 'Fire N Ice'

 Medium shrub 2-3 m tall. Foliage glossy and unusually sinuate. Flower heads deep red, globular with contrasting white stigma tips and outer rims of the floral tubes, giving the appearance of snow. Flowers late season. Parentage unknown. Bred by Roy Rother, Emerald, Vic, 1995, later given to Dr Graeme Downe, Endeavour Hills, Vic, and a plant donated to the George Tindale Memorial Gds, Sherbrooke.Valuable cut flower.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Proteanae
order      Proteales
family       Proteaceae
genus        Telopea R.Br.