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Macropidia fuliginosa

Genus Species: Macropidia fuliginosa

Common / Product Name: Bush Eclipse / Black Kangaroo Paw

Habit: TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.9 – 1.2m x 0.30 – 0.50m

Pruning: Prune annually

Frost Tolerance: Low

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Low / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Low

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Rhizomatous perennial

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: Black

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

Lower Temperatures: As low as -3°C for short periods once established.

Upper Temperatures: Low 40’s°C to Mid 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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