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Bush Ballad Kangaroo Paw

Anigozanthos humilis x flavidus 'Ramboball' PP #20,271

Pronunciation: an-ih-go-ZAN-thos
SKU #43073
10-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A profusion of bright, velvety, red blooms on elongated stalks branching out of clumps of bright green, sword-like foliage. A compact gem that will provide months of dynamic, carefree color for waterwise gardens. Ideal for smaller beds and patio containers. Spectacular planted en masse. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water occasionally.
Blooms Spring through Fall
Mature Size Foliage reaches 10 to 20 in. tall and wide; flower stems up to 24 in. tall.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Small Spaces
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Conebush (Leucodendron); Aeonium (Aeonium); Phormium (Phormium); Senecio (Senecio); Ice Plant (Delosperma)
CARE
Care Requires lean, very well-drained, sandy to loamy soil; avoid soggy soils. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; blooms best with consistent summer water, but tolerates some drought. Feed sparingly. Remove spent bloom stems at base. Remove old, faded foliage as needed.
HISTORY
Lore Anigozanthos is an Australian native species prized for its tall stalks of unique velvety blooms covered by fine, vibrantly colored hairs, on a rhizomatous plant with a fan-like cluster of stiff blade-like foliage, similar to an iris. A long-lasting cut flower that is highly prized within the cut flower industry worldwide, particularly in The United States, Japan, and Israel. They adapt easily to Mediterranean-like climates with warm, dry summers. They are relatively short-lived plants but many of today's hybrids are longer-lived than their parent plants.

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