General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet, to 6 feet including flower stalk.
Plant Spread: 2 - 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: Bloom color may be Greenish-yellow, Pink, Red, Brownish-orange.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Kangaroo Paw
  • Cat's Paw
  • Tall Kangaroo Paw
  • Evergreen Kangaroo Paw
  • Tree Paw

Photo Gallery
Location: Arizona
Date: summer
Anigozanthos flavidus   blooming
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-06-03
Location: Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney,  N.S.W., Australia
Date: 2012-10-26
Location: Botanical Graden Meise - Nationale Plantentuin Meise - Brussel
Date: 2017-09-27
Dead heads
Location: Botanical garden of Crete
Date: 2022-06-01
Location: Fairfax, VA | June, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28
Location: Fairfax, VA | June, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28
Location: S
Date: 2010-07-07
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia
Date: 2012-11-23
Location: Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid
photo credit: Cillas
Location: BG Meise (Belgium)
Date: 2015-10-23

Credit Aka

Date: 2014-02-09

Date: 2014-02-22
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