Anigozanthos ‘Bush Blitz’ – Kangaroo Paw

 

A medium sized kangaroo paw with prolific flowering on branched stems. A good performer, great in a container or in the garden and for cut flowers. Flowering season is a little later than other medium sized paws, from late spring to summer, orange blooms with hints of burgundy. It needs good feeding in late winter and again as it buds up to maintain good health, as that many flowers uses a lot of the plant’s resources.

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Scientific Name:Anigozanthos
Family:Haemodoraceae
Common Name:Kangaroo Paw
Plant Type:Clumping perennial, Bulb or bulb-like
Height:0.7 ~ 0.8 metres
Width:0.4 ~ 0.5 metres
Flower Colour:Red, Orange
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Container growing, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant
Special Uses:Cut flower
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.