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Products > Anigozanthos 'Bush Ranger'
 
Anigozanthos 'Bush Ranger' - 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' (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. This plant received US Plant Patent PP6,478 in 1988, which has since expired.  This information about Anigozanthos 'Bush Ranger' displayed is based on research conducted in our library and from reliable online resources. We will also note observations that we have made about it as it grows in the gardens in our nursery and those elsewhere, as well how the crops have performed in containers in our nursery field. We will also incorporate comments we receive from others, and we welcome hearing from anyone with additional information, particularly if they can share cultural information that would aid others in growing it.
 
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