Anigozanthos manglesii (Kangaroo Paw) seeds
Winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit
Tender Perennial (min 2C)
Height: 1 - 1.5m, Spread: 50cm
Flowers: Spring and summer
Position: Full sun & preferably a south facing, sheltered position in well-drained soil
Packet of 20 seeds
Sowing Instructions: Sow at any time of the year. Sow in small pots or a tray on the surface of moist seed compost mixed 50:50 with vermiculite. Do not cover the seed. Seal pots in a polythene bag and place in a propagator or other warm place (eg. on a windowsill above a radiator). Maintain an optimum temperature of 30C during the day and 20C at night. Germination can be erratic but should take place in 1-3 months.
Growing Instructions: As the seedlings emerge, gradually increase ventilation by opening the propagator vents or the polythene bag. Grow the seedlings on, re-potting as necessary. Grow in a sunny, sheltered position. Move to a frost free place over winter or grow as a houseplant. Feed monthly with a general purpose plant food during spring & summer.