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Anigozanthos flavidus

Tall Kangaroo Paws

Tall Yellow Kangaroo Paw
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Anigozanthos flavidus
Principal Common Name Tall Kangaroo Paws
Common Name(s) Tall Yellow Kangaroo Paw
Synonym
Description Perennial herbaceous plant with clumps of sword-like leaves and tall fuzzy tubular flowers that curve and split at the end like kangaroo paws. Plants are intolerant of frost.
General Comments
Origin Australia
Nativity
Height Range 3 - 6 FT
Spread Range 2 - 4 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Green
Leaf Texture Grass-like : Sword-like
Form Shrub : Subshrub
Flower Color Green-Yellow : Pinkish Red
Flower Time Mar : Apr : May : June : July : Aug : Sept : Oct : Spring : Summer : Fall
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Loam : Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Bedding : Color : Cut Flower : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Flower : Heat Tolerant

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