Tubular golden flowers that look like kangaroo's paws and bloom for months.
Kangaroo paws have some of the most distinctive flowers in the botanical world with clusters of fuzzy tubular flowers that look like a kangaroo's paw and that bloom for months! 'Bush Nugget' has golden yellow flowers on red stems to two feet above iris-like mid-green foliage. Though tolerant of some freezing it would be safest to bring plants inside to a greenhouse or as a houseplant in winter.
Common Name: Kangaroo Paw
Family: Haemodoraceae (The Bloodwort Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-11
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Spring - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Stem Colour: Red
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Dry sandy, siliceous areas of southwest Australia and a variety of other environments and soil types.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Australasia
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