Anigozanthos flavidus 'Red Cross'

Kangaroo Paw

Red, purple, green or yellow tubular flowers tower above clumps of smooth, leathery, sword-shaped leaves. The woolly flowers on these Australian natives are curved at the tips like kangaroo paws, giving them their common name. Hummingbirds flock to these striking blooms. Long-lasting cut flowers. Need little water, good drainage and sun. Cut spent flower spikes to ground. Water during spring and growing or blooming season. Tolerates only a little frost. Prone to fungus diseases, snails and slugs.
Anigozanthos flavidus, Kangaroo Paw
The largest and hardiest of the Kangaroo Paws with stunning flowers.

Attributes - Anigozanthos flavidus 'Red Cross'

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Mid Fall

Flower Color: Red

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 3 ft. to 5 ft.

Width: 4 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10

Notes: Cut Flowers, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Black Spot.

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Anigozanthos humilis, Anigozanthos manglesii
 
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