Anigozanthos ‘Orange Cross’ – Kangaroo Paw


A kangaroo paw with a tall habit. A tough plant with good garden performance. It has a nice orange flower colour on highly branched stems. Flowering season is limited to late spring/summer. It grows on a range of soil types, and can take more humidity than smaller varieties. Fertilise in late winter to spring, and give regular watering when it is budding up and in flower.

Scientific Name:Anigozanthos
Family:Haemodoraceae
Common Name:Kangaroo Paw
Plant Type:Clumping perennial, Bulb or bulb-like
Height:1 ~ 2 metre
Width:0.6 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Orange, Gold
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Column-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Erosion control
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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