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.
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.)
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This website gives general information for the states/regions in Australia. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.
Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.