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Black Kangaroo Paw

Black Kangaroo Paw is a perennial grass that produces striking black flowers and will thrive with some care.

Small Plants Grass-like Suitable for Pots Waterwise Birds Flowers

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Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Macropidia fuliginosa

Performance: Will thrive with some care

Size: Perennial with a maximum height up to 1m

Flower: Black

Flowering Time: Jun-Sep

Natural Distribution: Grows in the Southwest of WA

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Prefers an open, full-sun position.

Watering: Benefits from supplementary watering when in bloom.

Feeding: Will benefit from some supplementary feeding.

Pruning: Remove dead or failing flowers. Will tolerate heavy pruning.

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This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, and Frogs


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