Macropidia fuliginosa (Black Kangaroo Paw)

Macropidia fuliginosa (Black Kangaroo Paw)
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Macropidia fuliginosa (Black Kangaroo Paw)

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Western Australia is home to the stunning and rare Australian native Macropidia fuliginosa. It has tall flower spikes that arise in the spring and summer from blue-green strap-like leaves. The bloom and stem of the flower spikes have fine black hairs, and they are a distinguishing lime green and black colour. The flower spikes, which can be used as cut flowers or to create spectacular displays in gardens, can grow to heights of 60 cm to over 1.5 m. is dependent in a warm to hot, dry climate. Perfect for use in containers or garden beds. requires a dry climate and well-drained soil. Fungal illnesses are brought on by humidity. Ink spots might appear and require treatment by being severely pruned; they will grow again the following season.

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Low

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Skill level: Intermediate

Growth rate: Intermediate

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Drought tolerance: High

Frost tolerance: Low

Wind tolerance: Medium

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Mature height: 80 cm

Mature width: 80 cm

Suitable for shaping:

Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

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Fruit: No

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