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PlantFiles: Kangaroo Paws
Anigozanthos manglesii 'Kanga Pink'

Family: Haemodoraceae
Genus: Anigozanthos (an-ih-go-ZAN-thos) (Info)
Species: manglesii (man-GELS-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Kanga Pink

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Winter


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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No positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

Negative annette_c On Jun 19, 2012, annette_c from Eustis, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

A darling plant but here in Central Florida, I had no success. I planted these in the ground and they died in less than 2 months. I wonder if it is too humid? Maybe a drier climate?
Anyhow, I purchased these at Lowes.


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

Davenport, California
Irvine, California
Lakewood, California
Long Beach, California
Oak Park, California
San Anselmo, California
Eustis, Florida
Cumberland, Maryland
Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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