Scientific Name: 
Anigozanthos spp.

Common Name: 
Kangaroo Paw


How is this plant unsafe?

How do you plant safely?


  • Fine hairs on flowers can cause both skin and moderate eye irritation.
  • Use caution when working with this plant and consider wearing protective clothing such as long sleeves, long pants, gloves, sturdy shoes and eye protection.
  • There are many species, cultivars and varieties of this plant available in the nursery trade, caution should be used with all types.
  • Supervise pets and children when playing near this plant.