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.
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.)
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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.