RUBY VELVET™ is an Anigozanthos with stunning red flowers
RUBY VELVET™ Anigozanthos hybrid
Ruby Velvet™ Anigozanthos is an attractive hybrid Kangaroo Paw with strappy leaves and stunning red flowers that reach 70 to 80 centimetres high, whilst its foliage reaches 30 to 40 centimetres. These high nectar producing flowers attract honey birds into the garden.
Ruby Velvet™ Anigozanthos is frost hardy and will survive in full sun, well drained positions, or is ideal to plant into pots and tubes.
For best results, plant Ruby Velvet™ Anigozanthos with a slow release fertiliser for Australian plants. After flowering, remove the old flowering stems and leaves to encourage new growth and flowers the following year.
Feature pots or for low maintenance gardens
Deep red flowers from Aug – May
Best Planting Time
March – October
Full sun open position Tolerates frost & drought well drained soils. This is the smallest Kangaroo Paw in the range. It will need planting closer together or used as explained in the ‘Amber Velvet’ tips for landscape mass plantings.
Remove older flower stems, fertilise anuually
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.