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Anigozanthos hybrid 'Landscape Orange' (Kangaroo paw)

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Plant description

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Anigozanthos 'Landscape Orange' is a tough and low maintenance kangaroo paw with tall stems of vivid orange flowers. It grows from underground rhizomes, which will resprout when the plant is cut back hard, which should be done after flowering to tidy the plant. The plant is adaptable to most soils, including dry and quite moist ones. Flowers in spring and attracts birds, and the blooms are great for floral work. Likes a sunny spot. can be grown in containers, and is great mass planted.

Further reading: Growing Kangaroo Paws (an article written by native plant expert Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: Orange
Flowering season: spring

Plant size

Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 0.8 metres
Minimum width: 0.4 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds, bees, insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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