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Anigozanthos 'Bush Gold' (Kangaroo Paw)

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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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