Bush Pearl Kangaroo Paw
Anigozanthos 'Bush Pearl'
|Description||A profusion of velvety, bright candy pink blooms on elongated stalks branching out of clumps of 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.|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally.|
|Blooms||Spring through Fall|
|Mature Size||Foliage reaches 10 to 18 in. tall and wide; flower stems up to 20 in. tall.|
|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.|
|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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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.