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Anigozanthos spp

Kangaroo Paws

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Anigozanthos spp
Principal Common Name Kangaroo Paws
Common Name(s)
Description Perennial herbaceous plant with clumps of sword-like leaves and fuzzy tubular flowers that curve and split at the end like kangaroo paws.
General Comments
Origin Australia
Height Range 1 - 5 FT
Spread Range 1 - 3 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Sword-like
Form Subshrub
Flower Color Chartreuse : Green : Orange : Pink : Purple : Red : Yellow
Flower Time Spring : Summer : Fall
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Dry : Loam : Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Cut Flower : Drought tolerant : Heat Tolerant

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