Anigozanthos (Kangeroo Paw)
Anigozanthos, (otherwise known as Kangeroo Paw & Cats Paw), is a genus of Australian plants of the Bloodwort family Haemodoraceae.
The flower of anigozanthos can be of more than one colour ranging from yellow, orange, red and green. The tubular flowers are made up of six petals resembling a kangeroo’s or cat’s paw – hence the common name ‘Kangeroo Paw’.
Anigozanthos commercially grown for the cut flower market is wholesaled in wraps of 10 stems and is available in stem lengths ranging from 60cm – 80cm tall depending on the variety and grade required. As a rule of thumb - the taller the stem, the better quality the flower.
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To get the best from your wholesale cut anigozanthos please read the care instructions below carefully:
- Cut the stems at a 45 degree angle with a sharp knife.
- Fill sterilised buckets with luke warm water and add flower food.
- Place the anigozanthos in the buckets.
- Leave over night to condition before using.
Never leave cut flowers in direct sun light, near a radiator, in a draft or near fruit. (The gas used to ripen fruit will harm most flowers). Keep the anigozanthos in a cool place and always keep out of the way of children.