Anigozanthos manglesii

Red and Green Kangaroo Paw

 

Description: An attractive plant with deep green flowers contrasting with a red base and stem.  The flowers are on stems 18-36" tall on a clumping plant to about 18".  Best used as an infrequently watered pot plant in a well drained media.   The flowers are quite attractive and long lasting - blooms can last for several months.  The life cycle of this plant is about 3 years under ideal conditions.

Culture: Full sun to part shade, well-drained soil is a must.

Uses: Pot plant, cut flowers.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Flowering plant
Flower Color Green
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Very Low moisture
Native Western Australia
Family  
Key Benefits
bulletAttractive flowers
bulletExcellent cut flower
Problem Solving Features
bulletAttractive container plant
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLow moisture needs

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed erratic and somewhat difficult to germinate.  May need heat treatment or other methods to improve germination.
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