Anigozanthos ‘Bush Pioneer’ – Kangaroo Paw

 

Unusual gold coloured flowers with red stems on an extremely tough tall growing plant. A great garden and larger landscaping plant which has stood the test of time. Spring to summer flowering, which attracts birds, and is good for long lasting cut blooms. It grows from an underground rhizome, so once established, the plant can be cut back hard to the ground and will reshoot with fresh clean growth. Likes a well drained soil, flowers best in a sunny spot. Feed with a good native fertiliser in late winter to spring.

Scientific Name:Anigozanthos
Family:Haemodoraceae
Common Name:Kangaroo Paw
Height:1.2 ~ 1.8 metres
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Orange, Gold
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Container growing, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Border plant, Wow factor
Special Uses:Cut flower, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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