Anigozanthos ‘Bush Inferno’ Kangaroo Paw

 

A compact medium sized variety, forming a good sized clump. Bold red larger flowers mainly in spring and summer, spot flowering at other times, bird attracting and great cut flowers. Very good in Mediterranean climates,  not as vigorous in humid climates where they are best grown in pots. Feed before flowering and again after removing dead flower stems to stimulate new growth. Maintenance is easy, remove old leaf fans that have dead flowers attached, and damaged growth can also be pulled or cut off.

See my article on Renew Your Kangaroo Paw for maintenance tips>>>

 

Family:Haemodoraceae
Scientific Name:Anigozanthos
Cultivar:Bush Inferno
Common Name:Kangaroo Paw
Height:0.6 metres
Width:0.5 metres
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Container growing, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses:Cut flower
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies

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WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

Once you have found the plant that looks right for you, the next step is where to buy it.
Most nurseries stock a good range of plants, but due to space and supplies, they may not always have the plant that you are searching for in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you if you request it.
Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you have planned on, they can often suggest alternatives that will also work well for you.
Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

IndigiGrow- Sydney- NSW

 

Harvest Seeds And Native Plant Nursery – Sydney – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Geelong Native Plants – Victoria

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

MAIL ORDER NURSERIES –

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

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