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Kangaroo Paw w/ Greenish 'Yellow Flowers


Kangaroo Paw is an herbaceous, rhizomatous perennial with flat, dark green, strap-shaped leaves that fold at the midrib. The brilliantly colored flowers are tubular and often fuzzy. The unique flowers split lengthwise into 6 segments at the tip resembling "claws". Anigozanthos flavidus is large, hardy, and easy to grow. It is distinguished by shiny, dark green leaves and tall, branching stems bearing yellow-green flowers tinged with red.

Anigozanthos flavidus (A. flavida)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Shiny

Leaf length : 24"

Leaf shape : Strap-shaped

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Tubular

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 2-3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 5 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 25 to 30 F( Z9b)

Sunset zone : 15-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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