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Anigozanthos 'Bush Blitz' (Kangaroo Paw)

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Plant description

Anigozanthos Bush Blitz 3

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Anigozanthos Bush Blitz 1

Anigozanthos Bush Blitz 4

Bush Blitz is a clumping perennial, prolifically flowering with orange and burgundy fur covered blooms. A plant of small to medium stature with branched stems. Best grown in a container. Flowers from spring to autumn, attracting birds and other nectar lovers to the flowers. Drought, heat and light frost tolerant once established.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: orange
Flowering season: spring summer autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.8 metres
Minimum height: 0.7 metres

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds, insects.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: not suitable.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Diseases

Ink spot disease

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good native fertiliser, applied in spring.

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