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Anigozanthos 'Bush Endeavour' (Kangaroo Paw)

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Helpful articles

Dealing with possums in the garden.

Growing kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos) in your garden. Learn how to grow kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos) in your garden. Article written by native gardening expert Angus Stewart.

DIY Australian landscaping. Read this informative article and learn how to create a uniquely Australian landscape or garden.

External privacy screens. External privacy screens began to appear in Australian residential and commercial building during the 1950's and 1960's, as a direct result of high density living and higher incomes. For more information and some examples read this article.

Plant description

Anigozanthos Bush Endeavour 1

Anigozanthos Bush Endeavour 3

Anigozanthos Bush Endeavour 2

This kangaroo paw is a taller landscaping plant, with bright red, very branching flowers. A very tough plant, with great garden performance. Best in a sunny spot, and well drained soil. Once established it is reasonably drought and light frost tolerant. It grows from an underground rhizome, so the plant can be cut back to ground level after flowering, to rejuvenate the plant.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 2 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 1 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, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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