Anigozanthos hybrid ‘Amber Velvet’
- Beautiful Amber flowers with red and yellow
- Mid-sized landscape Kangaroo Paw
- Clean and robust foliage (more ink spot resistant)
Description: ‘Amber Velvet’ is a beautiful Kangaroo Paw with bold amber flowers that reach about 1 to 1.2 metres tall.
With robust and clean foliage, ‘Amber Velvet’ will be a real feature in any landscape garden.
Size: 50cm high x 40cm wide.
Planting Density: 3-5 plants per m², 2-3 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Mass planting, pots and low maintenance gardens or landscapes.
For lowest maintenance it is best planted behind/in between evergreen strappy leaf plants. (See more information link on right).
Position: Full sun open position. Best suits well drained soils or raised gardens, avoid wet feet. Tolerates frost and drought.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended).
Ensure crown or base of plant is not below soil level. If required use a native slow release fertiliser in spring.
Remove older flower stems and cut back foliage every 1-2 years, unless planted in bands between strappy leaf plants.
Where it works: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA & QLD (in northern QLD it is shorter lived, approx. 2-3 years. South it is longer term.)