RUBY VELVET™ Anigozanthos hybrid
- Bold, red flowers in abundance
- Kangaroo Paw with clean foliage
- Compact size
Description: Ruby Velvet™ Anigozanthos is a smaller Kangaroo Paw with clean, compact foliage that reaches 30cm – 40cm.
It has an abundance of bold red flowers that reach to 70cm – 80cm high.
Size: 40cm high x 30cm wide.
Planting Density: 4–6 plants per m², 3–4 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Feature pots and low maintenance gardens. For lowest maintenance it is best planted behind/in between evergreen strappy leaf plants.
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).