Velvety, claw-shaped blooms on strong stems emerge from sculptured, upright clumps of glossy green, strappy leaves. The red, green, black and yellow blooms attract birds to the garden and make striking cut flowers.

Features

  • Perennial
  • Tough & hardy
  • Australian native

Product details

How

Sow in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Keep moist but not wet. Transplant when 10cm high. Seed germination can be slow and variable.

Care

Choose an open, sunny position with well drained, preferably sandy, soil.  Add Yates Blood & Bone before planting and fertilise occasionally with Garden Gold For Natives.  Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Water at base of the plant to avoid risk of disease. Cut back foliage hard after flushes of flowers to encourage new growth. Protect plants from heavy frosts.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 30-40cm
Sow depth 6mm
Plant height 1 - 1.5 metres
Germination 4-12 weeks
Germination (days) 6
Flowering 16 -25 weeks
Flowering (days) 147
Botanical name Anigozanthos sp.
Plant variety Mix
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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