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Anigozanthos 'Bush Gold' (Kangaroo Paw)

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Find a plant for your garden or home. Search for plants and flowers visually, by name, flower colour and other attributes. Search for native plants, edible plants and popular exotics such as roses and petunias.

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Plant description

Anigozanthos Bush Gold 2

Anigozanthos Bush Gold 1

Anigozanthus 'Bush Gold' is a clumping perennial with broad strappy leaves and furry, paw shaped gold flowers. One of the toughest medium sized paws with branched stems. A excellent long-lived garden plant. It likes well drained soil in a sunny position. Fertilise with a good native plant food. It is an excellent bird attracting plant, as the flowers are nectar rich.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.8 metres
Minimum height: 0.8 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.

Diseases

Ink spot disease

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good native fertiliser.

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