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Anigozanthos 'Big Red' / Big Red Kangaroo Paws

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Family: Haemodoraceae

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'Big Red' is a perennial with dark green, smooth, sword-like evergreen leaves. It produces spikes of striking, fuzzy, tubular, red flowers that look like claws, attracting hummingbirds. Flowers bloom from late spring to fall and all year round in coastal areas. This plant grows 4'-6' tall and 2'-3' wide, needing well draining soil, full sun and regular watering.  Information by: GardenSoft

Anatomy

Plant Type

Perennial

Height Range

3-6'

Width Range

3-6'

Flower Color

Red

Flower Season

Spring, Summer, Fall

Leaf Color

Green

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full

Water

Medium

Growth Rate

Moderate

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky

Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

n/a

Design

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Seascape, Spanish, Tropical

Accenting Features

Fall Color, Showy Flowers

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer

Location Uses

Background, Entry, Patio, Parking Lot, Raised Planter, Swimming Pool, With Rocks

Special Uses

Container, Cut Flowers, Mass Planting

Attracts Wildlife

Hummingbirds

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