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Anigozanthos 'Bush Dance' (Kangaroo Paw)

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Find a plant for your garden or home. Search for plants and flowers visually, by name, flower colour and other attributes. Search for native plants, edible plants and popular exotics such as roses and petunias.

Native Annuals and Perennials. Australian annual and perennial plants can be used to create excitement in your garden as they are quick growing, usually very floriferous and because they are relatively temporary they can be replaced on a regular basis to add something new each year.

Growing Grevilleas. Learn how to grow grevilleas in your garden.

Ground covers.

Plant description

Anigozanthos Bush Dance 2

Anigozanthos Bush Dance 1

Anigozanthos 'Bush Dance' is a clumping perennial with spectacular bright red and green kangaroo paw flowers throughout the year. Excellent colour definition. Dwarf habit with unbranched stems. A short-lived garden plant but outstanding in a pot. Give it a well drained soil in a sunny to lightly shaded spot, and fertilise in spring with a good native fertiliser. Birds love the flowers.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: red or brown
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.6 metres
Minimum height: 0.6 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.

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.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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