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Anigozanthos 'Ruby Velvet' is an evergreen perennial plant with spikes of bright red velvet textured flowers. It is a medium sized paw with quite good vigour. Limited flowering season with branched stems- birds love the nectar producing blooms. A relatively tough garden plant for sunny areas and well drained soils. Remove dead flowers and leaves when needed to keep 'Red Velvet' tidy. Fertilise with a good native fertiliser.
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Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring summer
Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres
Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: birds and insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Ink spot disease
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good native fertiliser.