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Anigozanthos 'Bush Pearl'

Family: Haemodoraceae
Genus: Anigozanthos (an-ih-go-ZAN-thos) (Info)
Cultivar: Bush Pearl

4 members have or want this plant for trade.


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer


Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive romandoguinn On Jan 16, 2006, romandoguinn from Albany, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

I love this plant! Super cool. Very easy. It seemed to darken a bit after all of our recent rain, from a candy pink to almost a burgundy color. Beautiful either way! Effortless!

Positive Happenstance On Aug 30, 2003, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:

This is a hybrid A. humilis x bicolor x flavidus


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Clayton, California
Fremont, California
Martinez, California
Oak Park, California
San Leandro, California
San Antonio, Texas

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