Dwarf habit. Not as vigorous in humid climates where it can be disease-prone and best grown in a pot. Flowers in spring, summer, winter.
|Common Name:||Kangaroo Paw|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Mildly acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies|
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