Angiozanthos hybrids

Botanical Name: Angiozanthos hybrids

Phonetic: an-ih-go-ZAN-thus Hi-bridz

Common Name(s): Kangoroo Paw

Family: Haemodoraceae
Origin: South-west Australia
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, strap-like
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Mid spring to early summer
Flower Color(s): Multicolored, red, pink, green, yellow, orange

Exposure: Sun
USDA: 10-12
Climate Zone(s): 15, 16, 18-24
Growth Rate: Clumping growth rate              
Height: 6-24 Inches
Spread:
Hydrozone: Medium/low
Pest/Diseases: 
Soil: Fast draining soil, regular moisture during spring

Features: Unique flowers that are tubular in shape and fuzzy, drought tolerant but not heat tolerant, good source of nectar for birds, winter dormancy, nice look
Uses: Borders, perennial gardens, containers, good alternative to Dietes bicolor, accent

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