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Anigozanthos 'Bush Fury' (Kangaroo Paw)

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Plant description

Anigozanthos Bush Fury 4

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Anigozanthus 'Bush Fury' is a medium sized plant that is a good garden performer with an extended flowering period, from autumn through to late spring. Dark red furry flowers on a well branched stem, which are highly attractive to birds. Bush Fury is a good landscaping choice, as it is long lived and disease resistant. Cut the plant back hard after flowering to encourage fresh new growth.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: red
Flowering season: not specified

Plant size

Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1.5 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: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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