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Anigozanthos 'Bush Dance' (Kangaroo Paw)

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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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