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Anigozanthos 'Midas Touch' (Kangaroo Paw)

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Plant description

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anigozanthos midas touch 001

A relatively tough, long-lived kangaroo paw of medium height and beautiful soft pink flower colour. This plant makes for a wonderful feature in a sunny, well drained spot in the garden and is tougher than many kangaroo paws in this size range. Cut off the spent flower stems and their associated leaves after flowering has finished to keep the plant looking its best.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: Pink
Flowering season: spring

Scent

Nil

Plant size

Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: 0.8 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Diseases

Alternaria Leaf spot and rust

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: All year.

Types of fertiliser: General purpose.

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