How to grow Anigozanthos flavidus

Anigozanthos flavidus growing herbaceous rhizomes of the genus Anigozanthos also known as Kangaroo paw, Anigozanthos flavidus perennial evergreen or summer deciduous plant, also used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, desert, temperate climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 9-12.

Leaves color green in linear shape.

Anigozanthos flavidus flower

Flower color can be: red, orange, yellow, green, purple, pink or mix colors, the flowers in cone shape in the end when the flowers open create star shape.

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Requirements for Anigozanthos flavidus growing and care:

Slightly acidic soil, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Rhizomes / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn / Winter

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead bloom stems and leaves

Size of the plant?
0.3-3m, 1-10 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Cone shape flowers in the end when the flowers open create star shape, flowers colors can be: red, orange, yellow, green, purple, pink or mix colors

Scientific name:

Anigozanthos flavidus

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