A medium sized clumping plant with clean strap leaves of medium dark green. A relatively tough medium sized paw with quite good vigour. It has a limited flowering season of mainly spring, and it has branched stems. The flowers are yellow on red stems.
|Cultivar:||Cross of Gold|
|Common Name:||Kangaroo Paw|
|Plant Type:||Clumping perennial, Bulb or bulb-like|
|Height:||0.9 ~ 1.2 metres|
|Width:||0.4 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Red, Gold|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Autumn, Winter|
|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|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant, Border plant|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Erosion control, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies|
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