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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).
Flower colour: red or brown
Flowering season: spring summer
Maximum height: 0.6 metres
Minimum height: 0.6 metres
Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: not suitable.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.