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Products > Anigozanthos 'Orange Cross'
 
Anigozanthos 'Orange Cross' - Orange Kangaroo Paw
   
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Haemodoraceae
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Orange
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Parentage: (A. flavidus hybrid)
Height: 4-5 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Anigozanthos 'Orange Cross' (Orange Kangaroo Paw) - Evergreen perennial. Full sun. Low water needs. Grows to 4-5 ft tall by 2-3 feet wide with orange flowers in summer. Hardy to about 25-30 degrees F. Full sun, good drainage and occasional summer water. Hardy to about 25-30 degrees F. Attracts hummingbirds. There was some speculation that this was an Anigozanthos preissii x A. flavidus hybrid (same parentage as 'Regal Claw') but this plant appears to be just a very nice selected form of flavidus.  This information about Anigozanthos 'Orange Cross' 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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