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Anigozanthos sp 'Bush Ember' Plant Care Reminders

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General Information

  • Instruction By Steve Brigham
    Notes Emblematic of their native Western Australia, Kangaroo Paws are justly famous for their showy and interesting clusters of flowers which attract hummingbirds and other nectar-feeding birds. The many modern hybrids available are generally resistant to leaf diseases and make good drought-tolerant garden plants, as long as you give them good drainage and control snails and slugs. Plant sizes and flowering stem heights vary from dwarf to tall -- the tall ones in general make the most stunning show in the garden, and great cut-flowers too. Buy in bloom to get the flowers you want; look for brightly-colored tall varieties such as \'Big Red\' and \'Harmony\' (yellow) for the showiest display.
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    Buy plants in bloom to get the color and flower height you want. Look for healthy foliage and bright colors.
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    April

    Buy plants in bloom to get the color and flower height you want. Look for healthy foliage and bright colors.

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