Bush Pearl Kangaroo Paw
Anigozanthos 'Bush Pearl'
Once established, water occasionally.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|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.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage reaches 10 to 18 in. tall and wide; flower stems up to 20 in. tall.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Small Spaces|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally.|
|Companion Plants||Phormium (Phormium); Aeonium (Aeonium); Sedum (Sedum); Conebush (Leucodendron); Ice Plant (Delosperma)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11