Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos flavidus)

Common names:
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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
Pink
Red
Yellow
Other: Bloom color may be Greenish-yellow, Pink, Red, Brownish-orange.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
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

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