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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).
Flower colour: red
Flowering season: not specified
Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1.5 metres
Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 1 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, subtropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.