A very attractive small kangaroo paw species with narrow upright leaves on a clumping perennial plant. It flowers from late winter and extends through to early summer, in shades of bright green overlaid with bluish coloured velvety hairs, and are great for cut flowers. Plant in a sunny or lightly shaded open position in the garden in moderately well-drained soils and regular watering. Fertilise as the plant is budding up and water well to ensure good flower set. Each leaf fan only flowers once and need to be cleaned out after the flower dies off. Cut off the old leaves along with the dead flower as low as possible at the base of the plant which will encourage new growth.
|Scientific Name:||Anigozanthos viridis|
|Common Name:||Green kangaroo paw|
|Plant Type:||Grass or grass-like, Clumping perennial|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 1.2 metres|
|Width:||0.4 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Courtyard, Container growing, Flower garden|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Propagation Method:||Seed, Division|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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