Menu Index: Kangaroo Paws

Anigozanthos ‘Bush Diamond’ – Kangaroo Paw

  An unusual and beautiful flower colour in kangaroo paws varying from snow white when grown in warmer temperatures to white with a pink overtone in cooler conditions. Dwarf habit with branched stems and prolific non-stop blooming performance. A reasonable garden plant and outstanding in a pot. Prefers a sunny position and well drained soils for best […]

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 […]

Kangaroo paw cut flower tip video

This is a video about how you can use kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos species and hybrids) for indoor decoration as cut flowers. If you cut the flowers halfway up the stems when the flowers first start to open you can encourage a second flush of flowers from the dormant flower buds that sit at the bottom […]

Anigozanthos ‘Bush Pioneer’ Kangaroo Paw – Bush Gems Landscapers Series

A long-lived and hardy ‘Bush Gems Landscapers’ kangaroo paw with abundant golden flowers. This reliable kangaroo paw from the ‘Bush Gems Landscapers’ series is a great tall paw that will establish easily in the garden and perform beautifully for years. Like the rest of the ‘Bush Gems Landscapers’ range, ‘Bush Pioneer’ has been selected for its […]

Growing Kangaroo Paws

This article includes excerpts from Angus’s book Creating an Australian Garden This remarkable group of Australian plants embody many of the qualities that make our native plants so distinctive. Their vibrant, almost iridescent flower colours are combined with a beautifully furry texture created by the hairs that cover the stems and flowers—and provide the latter’s […]