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Anigozanthos flavidus

Genus Species: Anigozanthos flavidus    

Common / Product Name: Kangaroo Paw / Gold

Habit:   TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 1 – 2m x 1.50 – 1.50m

Pruning:   Remove spent flowers annually

Frost Tolerance:   Low

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Low / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Low

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Evergreen rhizomatous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   Yellow

Irrigation:   Yes requires spring watering for best flowers, water during dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -2°C for short periods. Frost will burn leaves and flowers, which can be cut back after the cold season to promote new growth.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Requires good air flow, subject to ink in humid conditions.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron annually for best results.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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