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Anigozanthos 'Bush Sunset' (Kangaroo Paw)

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Plant description

Anigozanthos Bush Sunset 2

Anigozanthos Bush Sunset 1

Anigozanthos 'Bush Sunset' is a tall kangaroo paw with dark red flowers. A hardy plant for sunny sites and well drained soil. The flowers attract birds to the garden, are great long lasting cut flowers. Blooms in spring and summer. A good landscaping kangaroo paw, and suits container growing as well.

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: Good native fertiliser.

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