- straggling shrub with narrow leaves and conspicuous red flowers in dense globular racemes
- tall shrub of eastern Australia having oblanceolate to obovate leaves and red flowers in compact racemes
How To Use waratah In A Sentence
- And leaving the Waratahs set in motion the chain of events that took him to Ireland.
- Karwarra holds the OPCA collections of boronias and waratahs.
- There, in the vines at the foot of the waratah shrub, he died of his wounds.
- Since 1985 they have been replacing exotics with native species, although they have retained a waratah planted in the late sixties, as well as callunas and ericas.
- _We_ gen'ally hide ahind the waratahs or the bamboos, or up a tree's a good place," said Muffie, much interested. In the Mist of the Mountains
- The spectrum of Australian flowers is amazing; some like waratahs large and obvious, others like thryptomene small but charming; seen close up, many are exquisite.
- No doubt the Waratahs will be inspired by a 45,000 capacity crowd at the Sydney Football Stadium - tickets were hoovered up when they went on sale last week.
- Flowers were widely used in design, particularly from the 1880s, when motifs based on the waratah, wattle, bottlebrush, and eucalyptus were popular.
- The native waratah that was grown around Sydney, the Dharawal people, which is my people, actually used that as a substitute for mother's milk.
- The Bangalow palm, the waratah, the fire-wheel flower, the banksia and the Sturt desert pea are all accurately captured in the painting.