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pinner says: Rare flower- I grew these in San Franciso-though I do not know the name. Funny-I woke up this am thinking about them and then find them here. Wish I could find them again

pinner says: Rare flower- I grew these in San Franciso-though I do not know the name. Funny-I woke up this am thinking about them and then find them here. Wish I could find them again

Kangaroo-Paw [Anigozanthos manglesii] - The State emblem flower of Western Australia, in Kings Park, Perth, Australia - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Kangaroo Paw

Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii), the State emblem flower of WA, in Kings Park

How to give your garden a California-style makeover - The Globe and Mail  Simple stairs made of rough-hewn lumber jog up a front slope, with a slight undulation from side to side, to create an informal entry. Flanked by ornamental grasses, kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos ‘Red Cross’) and the variety of lavender used in the perfume trade (Lavandula x intermedia ‘Grosso’), the rustic ascent smells as good as it looks.

How to give your garden a California-style makeover

An exclusive excerpt from landscape designer Judy Kameon’s new guide to creating welcoming, artful and relaxing outdoor spaces

Gorgeous Bridal Bouquet at Peninsula Wild Flower featuring Native Flowers, King Protea, Menzii Banksia, Gum Australian Natives

Gorgeous Bridal Bouquet at Peninsula Wild Flower featuring Native Flowers, King Protea, Menzii Banksia, Gum Australian Natives

Banksia seminuda. Photo by James Gaither

Garden Plant Collections | Australia Garden | San Francisco Botanical Garden

See all the exotic, rare, and endangered plants that grow and thrive in San Francisco's Botanical Garden. Download the nature park map. Check out our garden plant encyclopedia, the Plant Finder for information on the over 8000 types of plants within Golden Gate Park of California.

Dianella revoluta 'Baby Bliss' -with yellow Kangaroo paws

Plant Palette Winners

From time to time I am going to share my 'Plant Palette Winners'. These are plants that are tried and true. They are plants that I use often and that serve a variety of purposes, plus are usually readily available. When used right these plants speak volumes in the garden. Dianella revoluta 'Baby Bliss' is a grass-like perennial. Here are the Top Ten reasons that I love this plant. 10. Grows nicely in pots 9. Terrific grey/green color 8. Slow growth to approximately 14 inches tall 7. Little…

Australian Pink Pom Pom Flowers of garden shrub Calliandra Cultivar Blushing Pixie

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West Australian Hakea Laurina. I fell in love with this & planted one in the backyard, but it didn't make it through the summer. Need another, its very very lovely.

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Kangaroo Paw 'Bush Diamond' - white kangaroo paw, limited availability in short…

Information about the plant variety

This website contains information about flower and plant varieties. Find out more about the details and treatment method of these cultivars.

Kangaroo paw, agaves, chalk sticks, echeveria and sedum and penstimon plus an aloe tree are a great mix

Drought Tolerant Gardens

Happy Monday! For us Californians, the past week of rain has been wonderful and very much needed. But as lovely as it's been, we're still far below our normal rainfall, which doesn't bode well for the hot summer months. As a result, many of us are making a conscious effort...

Wildflowers -- Black Kangaroo Paw (Macropidia fuliginosa). Photo: D. Blumer.

Kings Park Festival

Background information and highlights of the Kings Park Festival

Is that a pink euphorbia? Much prefer that to the normal acid green flowers

eye-catching-mediterranean-garden-decor-ideas-7 - Gardenoholic

Is that a pink euphorbia? Much prefer that to the normal acid green flowers

Purple kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos) by Stephen Brennan

Spotlight: Kangaroo Paw - Plant Propaganda

Kangaroo paws, or Anigozanthos, come in a wide range of colors beyond the typical red and yellow, including pink, white, green, "velvet" and even black.