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Products > Anigozanthos 'Bush Ranger' PP6,478
 
Anigozanthos 'Bush Ranger' PP6,478 - Dwarf Kangaroo Paw
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Haemodoraceae
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Red
Bloomtime: Spring/Fall
Parentage: (A. humilis x flavidus)
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Anigozanthos 'Bush Ranger' PP6,478 (Dwarf Kangaroo Paw) - Evergreen perennial that was the result of crossing Anigozanthos humilis with A. flavidus. Foliage reaches about 18" and produces red flowers on branched 2 foot tall stalks covered with red hairs from spring-fall. Plant in full sun and water occasionally to regularly spring through fall. Hardy to about 25-30 degrees F. This was one of the first of the dwarf Kangaroo paws that had good garden tolerance. Plant Patented in the US in 1988 (PP6,478) has since expired.  The information on this webpage is based on research conducted about this plant in our nursery library, from online sources, as well as from observations made of it as it grows in the nursery in containers, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens where we have observed it growing. We will also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing  Anigozanthos 'Bush Ranger' PP6,478.
 
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