Bush Gems® Kangaroo Paw
Anigozanthos hybrid Bush Gems® Series Patented
|Description||A tough and durable perennial with unique, velvety flowers in a variety of colors on elongated stalks branching out of clumps of bright green, sword-like foliage. These compact plants will provide months of dynamic, carefree color for waterwise gardens. Ideal for smaller beds and patio containers. Spectacular planted en masse.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Spring through Fall|
|Mature Size||Foliage reaches 10 to 24 in. tall and wide; flower stems rise above foliage.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|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.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Small Spaces|
|Companion Plants||Conebush (Leucodendron); Aeonium (Aeonium); Phormium (Phormium); Senecio (Senecio); Ice Plant (Delosperma)|
|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 moderate drought. Fertilize sparingly. Remove spent bloom stems at the base. Remove old, faded foliage as needed.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.