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Green grassy foliage, long stem red flower. ID?

Posted by TheoryOfGravity 9 (My Page) on
Wed, May 16, 12 at 19:47

Hello,

Description:

Height: low growing grass; 4-ish foot high flower stems
Foliage: low growing grassy
Light: sun loving; the flower stems lean toward the light
Flower: orange red "pod" from which a white & yellow flower emerge.

Southern California. Planted at a school. What is this? I'd like to buy a few.

Sorry, I'm trying to upload a pic and add an optional, but it will only do an optional. So here's a direct link showing the whole plant:
http://i1249.photobucket.com/albums/hh508/PetriKitsch/Flora/IMG_0699.jpg

Thanks!

Here is a link that might be useful: Close up of Flowers


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RE: Green grassy foliage, long stem red flower. ID?

Hm, how did people get their photos to show up in their posts? Let me try HTML:


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RE: Green grassy foliage, long stem red flower. ID?

What you have there is an Australian native plant called Anigozanthos commonly called Kangaroo Paw.

Dee.


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RE: Green grassy foliage, long stem red flower. ID?

Sweet! Thank you, deejaus. I'd like to have these in the sunny spot of my yard. Much thanks!


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