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kangaroo paw

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(Plants) any plant of the Australian genus Anigozanthos, resembling a kangaroo's paw, esp the red-and-green flowered A. manglesii, which is the floral emblem of Western Australia: family Haemodoraceae
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Noun1.kangaroo paw - sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Anigozanthus, genus Anigozanthus - genus of monocotyledonous plants with curious woolly flowers on sturdy stems above a fan of sword-shaped leaves; includes kangaroo's paw and Australian sword lily; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae
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com), for example, looks right at home in front of a traditional house, yet is fresh, modern, and water-wise, with bands of blue Senecio mandraliscae, golden Stipa tenuissima, and 'Big Red' kangaroo paws framing the entry.
The deep pink flowers of Leptospermum scoparium alongside the paler pink, fluffy Ptilotus and vibrant red kangaroo paws (Anigozanthus).
Kangaroo paws (anigozanthus) are a wonderful bunch of plants from Australia with thick grassy foliage and large numbers of fuzzy 'kangaroo paw' shaped flowers.
She wore a small veil of her dress material, created by her maid of honor, and carried a loose garden-style bouquet of ranunculus, muscari, bouvardia, lisianthus, anemones, hydrangeas, and kangaroo paws in shades of purple and green.
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Compared with other Australian native cut flowers, kangaroo paws deteriorate quickly following removal from cold storage.
Among the releases to come from this program are Kangaroo Paws and the Little Blue Bell, a pretty dwarf lisianthus.
In the center, a blue-green Weber agave (Agave weberi) mimics a cooling fountain above blue Senecio mandraliscae; smaller fox tail agaves (Agave attenuata) grow at left, along with kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos 'Orange Cross') and Echeveria 'Afterglow'.
which features drought-tolerant plants (California wild lilac, yellow kangaroo paws, pink penstemon) and grasses (blue oat grass, 'Morning Light' eulalia grass, and deer grass).