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Anigozanthos flavidus x preissii orange

Genus Species: Anigozanthos flavidus x preissii orange

Common / Product Name: Kangaroo Paw orange

Habit: TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 1 – 2m x 0.80 – 1.00m

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: Orange

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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