|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.
Use this low-growing type for smaller gardens, courtyards, patios and containers.
Attributes - Anigozanthos humilis
Plant Type: Shrub
Bloom Season: Late Spring through Mid Fall
Flower Color: Red, Yellow
Height: 1 ft. to 1 ft. 6 in.
Width: 2 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Climate: Zones 9, 10
Notes: Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.