Cutflower Nomenclature

Scientific/Botanical Name

Genus: Anigozanthos

Specie: A. flavidus


English Name:

Kangaroo Paw

Common Name


Botanical Family

Name in Latin: Haaemodoraceae

Name in English:

The Plant

Origin: Southwestern Australia

Growth Habit: hardy plant , propagated from seed or sections of rhizome.

Flower: Flowers are yellow, green. red. pink. orange. or brown.

Blooming Period: summers



Great use for line, and focus as the texture is interesting.

Care and Handling

Lasting Quality: 7 -14 days

Amount of water: moderate

Nutrition: floral preservative, food,

Special handling: Quick dip, irritant to eyes

Special feature/remarks:

Put fleshy stems in shallow water