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Macropidia fuliginosa - Black Kangaroo Paws

The Black Kangaroo Paws, Macropidia fuliginosa is closely related to the Anigozanthos species. They require the same care. Macropedia fuliginosa will not do well with much overhead water, the water on the leaves encourages black spot fungus problems. The Black Kangaroo Paws are even more susceptible than their more common brethren. Macropedia fuliginosa prefers well drained soil. Plants are tender when temperatures dip into the high twenties. Macropidia fuliginosa is 12-18 inches tall and wide. I like to use Macropedia fuliginosa as a specimen plant because the dark fuzz on the pale yellow flowers makes these plants so distinctive in a modern architectural setting.

Macropidia fuliginosa, Black Kangaroo Paws

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