‘Regal Velvet’Anigozanthos hybrid
- Red/green flowers up to 1.4m tall
- Dense, clean foliage (more ink spot resistant)
- Great at out competing weeds
Description: ‘Regal Velvet’ compared to other Kangaroo Paws requires less trimming, is more ink spot resistant, much tougher and better at outcompeting weeds.
Its stunning red flowers with green highlights reach up to 1m – 1.4m tall.
Size: 50-60cm 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).