Anigozanthos ‘Cross of Gold’ – Kangaroo Paw


A medium sized clumping plant with clean strap leaves of medium dark green. A relatively tough medium sized paw. It has a limited flowering season of mainly spring, and it has branched stems. The flowers are yellow on red stems.

Family : Haemodoraceae
Cultivar Name: Cross of Gold
Plant Type : Clumping perennial, Bulb or bulb-like
Width : 0.6
Flowering Time : Spring, Autumn, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Erosion control, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Anigozanthos
Common Name : Kangaroo Paw
Height : 1.2
Flower Color : Red, Gold
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies